2019 Inspiration Award – Lynn Lyons

Lynn has served as a Congressional Award Advisor since 1998. She’s worked with over 500 students in Martin, Palm Beach, and St. Lucie counties in Florida.

Having guided over 200 participants to the pinnacle of the program, The Congressional Award Gold Medal, Lynn understands the intricacies of what it takes to earn Congress’ highest honor for youth.

She has served on the Board of Directors since 2006, most notably contributing her talents to the Program Committee.

Prior to retirement, Mrs. Lyons was an elementary educator for 28 years. Lynn is a graduate of Rutgers University.


The Inspiration Award

The Inspiration Award is given each year to an outstanding Congressional Award Advisor on behalf of the Joint Leadership of the United States Congress and The Congressional Award Foundation Board of Directors. The Inspiration Award is presented before Gold Medalists and peers at the annual Gold Medal Ceremony. The leadership and service provided by each Inspiration Awardee through The Congressional Award has been just that, an inspiration.

Learn more about the Inspiration Award here.