Crew leader Caleb Rodgers has quite the resume as a senior at Clayton High School. Caleb is a National Honor Society member, varsity soccer captain, and officer in the Fellowship of Christian Athletes as well as a being a valuable member of the #AutobellTeam. He is also the Capital Area Soccer League Hamilton Sportsmanship Award two-time winner, Homecoming King and his junior class president. He even started his own business selling high-end archery equipment online. He received a Presidential scholarship at Campbell University and plans to pursue a Masters in Business Administration.
#AutobellTeam member Jermain Williamson was a high school track & field star, finishing in the top 10 in school history at the 300m dash, 110m hurdles, 300m hurdles, and long jump and winning a state track championship before turning his focus to football. Now on the Old Dominion University team as part of the fastest growing Division I football program in the college sport’s history, Jermain traveled with his teammates to the Bahama Bowl and won the program’s first bowl game.
High-energy #AutobellTeam member Jocelyn Anop juggles a 3.5 GPA as a senior in the Health Science Academy at Bayside High School; participation in five clubs; 150+ volunteer hours (many in the medical field, where she’s certified in CPR and First Aid); and helping lead her soccer team to #1 in the state. She’ll head to Hampton University in the fall to pursue a Biology major.
A model #AutobellTeam member who’s always striving for improvement, Ryan Morris serves as both Varsity baseball captain and Varsity defensive football captain at Great Bridge High School, where he was named All-Tidewater defensive end and an honorable mention for the National Honor Society for academics.
A high school senior and #AutobellTeam cashier, D'Andre Turner aspires to pursue an Electrical Engineering degree at Old Dominion University in the fall. A skilled basketball player who received the Leadership Award for scoring the most points his junior year, D'Andre also donates significant time volunteering in the children's ministry at his church.
As an #AutobellTeam member, Emily Stoll impresses customers and coworkers with her upbeat personality and overall sense of urgency. Competitively riding and showing horses for more than two years, Emily earned Grand Champion of the youth speed division for her club's 2016 season. She’s also a varsity soccer team player as well as section leader as a violinist in her high school orchestra. She plans to double major in Equine Business Management and Western Equestrian Studies at the University of Findlay.
Well-organized #AutobellTeam member Lauren McCoin often splits her days working as a manager at the car wash and volunteering at her church, where she assists with the children's program by teaching, doing crafts, and setting up events. She also plays the violin in the church’s orchestra program and volunteers as a counselor at Camp Deer Lake.
Now a senior, #AutobellTeam member Trevor Landrum played Junior Varsity and then Varsity baseball throughout his Poquoson High School career. He’s also a DECA member, where his presentation on customer relations earned a first place nomination at the state competition. Carrying a 3.5 GPA, Trevor will study Business at Roanoke College in the fall, with plans to pursue a Masters degree.
George 'Rue" Custis
An #AutobellTeam member during high school, George “Rue” Custis then joined the U.S. Air Force. Fast forward to 2016, when he became the first employee hired at the Sterling, VA Autobell® location, where he soon earned a promotion to assistant manager. Rue is currently a Senior Airman stationed at Joint Base Andrews. In his downtime, he enjoys soccer, crabbing, and fishing.
Tyrique "TJ" Boothe
A manager on the #AutobellTeam, Tyrique “TJ” Boothe attends Old Dominion University on a full athletic scholarship, majoring in Business Management and excelling as a tight end on the football team. His community involvement includes volunteering at the local YMCA as a basketball coach.
As a freshman at Appalachian State University, #AutobellTeam member Rainey Dellinger made the Chancellor’s List and was invited to join the National Society of Collegiate Scholars. The Nursing major is also a spirited member of the App State cheerleading team.
Currently a senior at Tabb High School with a 3.4 GPA, #AutobellTeam member Miles Church will head to Thomas Nelson Community College this fall for two years, then on to James Madison University to major in Computer Systems & Cybersecurity. Miles achieved the rank of Eagle Scout this year after completing his project, in which he repainted, mulched, and built prayer posts for the outdoor chapel at Kirkwood Presbyterian Church in Yorktown, VA.
A National Honor Society and #AutobellTeam member, Cynthia Brown is part of the U-18 national soccer team pool, placing her among the future elite of the sport for which she garnered a full athletic scholarship to Radford University. She was also kicker for Wilson High’s football team and became the first female to throw a touchdown in Virginia high school league history with a 52-yard pass. Cynthia volunteers at local soccer camps and coaches for Churchland Soccer League.
A high school honors graduate in 2013, #AutobellTeam member Kyshaun Merchant went on to finish Tidewater Community College with an associate degree in Social Science and served as president of the Student African American Brotherhood. He remains active in recreational sports such as soccer and football while pursuing a long-term management career with Autobell®, where he exhibits great leadership. He’s also an expectant father and very excited about this next chapter of life.
As senior class president at Heritage High School, #AutobellTeam member Naya Marks ranked 9th in her class with a GPA of 3.84. Her club activities included the National Honor Society; Mathematics Honor Society; Students Against Destructive Decisions; Student Council Association; and Future Business Leaders Of America, combined with regular volunteer work. She was nominated as Heritage’s DAR Good Citizen, recognized as a positive influence on the girls’ varsity volleyball and soccer teams, the latter for which she was a three-year captain.
An NC A&T State University student in Architectural Engineering, Jamaal Carter’s 3.9 GPA places him on the Dean’s List and earned induction into the Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society. Jamaal volunteers at the campus Architectural Engineering Institute, where he meets with other students in his major to study. Appreciated as an #AutobellTeam member for his sense of urgency and positive demeanor, he recently received one of the company’s scholarships toward higher education.
Zach Gower balanced work as an outstanding #AutobellTeam member while excelling as a senior at Great Bridge High School, where he was a varsity golfer and lacrosse player. A winter snowboarding and summer skimboarding enthusiast, his next goal is serving our nation of a US Coast Guard member.
Jake Carter has been an #AutobellTeam member since 2012, and his great work ethic and customer service skills quickly propelled him into management that first year. Having just earned a BS in Chemistry & Mathematics at Barton College, where he was an active member of the Honors Program, he’s now enrolled in Wake Forest University, working on his PhD in Chemistry.
Morgan entered her senior year at Heritage High in 2015 as valedictorian with a 4.28 GPA, while bringing her outgoing personality and customer-friendly attitude to the #AutobellTeam. She’s currently on the school board for Newport News Public Schools, the first Heritage student ever to hold that position. A volleyball player since 9th grade, she became a team captain her junior year.
A recent graduate of Western Guilford High with a 4.0 GPA, #AutobellTeam member Justin also balanced Beta Club, National Spanish Honors Society, baseball, and cross country participation with his work duties. He’s now off to East Carolina U. to study communications.