Annual Gold Medal Ceremony

GOLD MEDAL CEREMONY

Each year, recipients of The Congressional Award Gold Medal – the U.S. Congress’ highest honor for youth – are celebrated at an annual event in our nation’s capital.

Members of the United States Congress, public and private partners, and industry and civic leaders recognize Gold Medalists in front of their families and peers in a multi-day recognition event.

As the pinnacle award of the program, Gold Medalists have committed themselves to at least two years to goal-setting and community involvement. To earn the award, participant must log a minimum of 400 hours of Voluntary Public Service, 200 hours of Personal Development, 200 hours of Physical Fitness, and a five-day, four-night Expedition/Exploration.


Annual Gold Medal Deadlines

Gold Medal Record Book submissions are accepted on a rolling basis. However, in order to qualify for a given ceremony year, participants must submit their Record Book no later than February 1st of each year.

2022 Gold Medal Ceremony
2/1/2022 – All Record Books must be submitted to the National Office
3/15/2022 – All revisions must be submitted to the National Office

Postmark, email, and fax deadlines for Record Book submissions


 

2022 GOLD MEDALISTS

Click the state icons below to see this year’s medalists:

ALABAMA’S 5th DISTRICT
Barbara Kelly, Madison

ARIZONA’S 9th DISTRICT
Catherine Ross, Tempe

CALIFORNIA’S 8th DISTRICT
Alessandra Alcala, Blue Jay

CALIFORNIA’S 15th DISTRICT
Sophia Lin, Castro Valley

CALIFORNIA’S 25th DISTRICT
Daniel Chang, Valencia
Emily Doi, Valencia

CALIFORNIA’S 27th DISTRICT
Bridget Chung, South Pasadena

CALIFORNIA’S 33rd DISTRICT
Valerie Lee, Rancho Palos Verdes
Yumin Kim, Rolling Hills Estates

CALIFORNIA’S 34th DISTRICT
Hannah Kim, Los Angeles

CALIFORNIA’S 37th DISTRICT
Seok Woo Kim, Los Angeles

CALIFORNIA’S 38th DISTRICT
Tyler Huang, La Palma

CALIFORNIA’S 39th DISTRICT
Eric S. Lee, Fullerton
Andrew Sung, Fullerton
Lauren Yu, Brea
Manuel Choi, Fullerton
Hawon Cho, Buena Park
Benjamin Kim, Fullerton
Victoria Choi, Chino Hills
Jade Bahng, Fullerton
Denny Lee, Fullerton
Junsun Ho, Yorba Linda
Jesse Dong, Diamond Bar
Amber Kim, Brea
Ellen Kang, Yorba Linda
Rachel Hong, Fullerton
Sangjun Shin, Fullerton

CALIFORNIA’S 43rd DISTRICT
Kai Indeglia, Playa Vista

CALIFORNIA’S 45th DISTRICT
Emir Dinc, Irvine
Aiden Chow, Irvine
Annabelle Y. Park, Mission Viejo
Gina Lee, Irvine
Nathan Park, Irvine
Ethan Lee, Irvine
Chloe Kim, Irvine
Taeil Kim, Irvine
Jianhui Liu, Irvine
Andrew Chung, Irvine
Sharon Kim, Irvine
Andre Lombardi, Irvine

CALIFORNIA’S 46th DISTRICT
Catherine Liu, Anaheim

CALIFORNIA’S 47th DISTRICT
Kyle Min, Cypress
Rachel Yun, Cypress
Chanah Park, Cypress
Nathan Kim, Cypress

CALIFORNIA’S 48th DISTRICT
Nicholas Taylor,  Newport Coast

CALIFORNIA’S 49th DISTRICT
Sonia Burns, Encinitas

CALIFORNIA’S 52nd DISTRICT
Serim Jang, San Diego
Maya Rosenbaum, San Diego

COLORADO’S 2nd DISTRICT
Jonathan Crowe, Dillon

COLORADO’S 3rd DISTRICT
Soleil Gaylord, Telluride

CONNECTICUT’S 2nd DISTRICT
Taylor Roy, Waterford

FLORIDA’S 12th DISTRICT
Anna Grawunder, Palm Harbor

FLORIDA’S 14th DISTRICT
Garrett Rose, Lutz

FLORIDA’S 18th DISTRICT
Kate Small, Jupiter
Gillian Falls, Fort Pierce
Nicholas J. Forester, Hobe Sound
Jordan Card, Jupiter
Allison Card, Jupiter
Colton Price, Palm Beach Gardens
Owen Gelberd, Jupiter
Avery Doty, Jupiter
Caleb Amador, Tequesta
Grace Donath, North Palm Beach
Blainr Baxter, Jupiter

FLORIDA’S 19th DISTRICT
Eric Feichthaler, Cape Coral

FLORIDA’S 21st DISTRICT
G. Logan Taylor, Wellington
Ashwin Parthasarathy, Boynton Beach

GEORGIA’S 6th DISTRICT
Vihan Chander Karnala, Alpharetta
Shivam Jain, Johns Creek
Akshadha Jain, Johns Creek

GEORGIA’S 7th DISTRICT
Meghana Choragudi, Suwanee

ILLINOIS’ 3rd DISTRICT
Jocelyn Canellis, Orland Park

ILLINOIS’ 5th DISTRICT
Michael Goodall, Chicago

ILLINOIS’ 6th DISTRICT
Paige Bowman, Barrington

ILLINOIS’ 9th DISTRICT
Emily Yoo, Glenview

INDIANA’S 5th DISTRICT
Rex Burkman, Westfield

INDIANA’S 8th DISTRICT
Allison Pemberton, Lynnville

KANSAS’ 2nd DISTRICT
Matthew Schmidt, Easton

KANSAS’ 3rd DISTRICT
Pranav Pathapati, Overland Park
Dorothy Rose Caisley, Leawood
Aaram Salam, Overland Park

KENTUCKY’S 6th DISTRICT
Sydney Sun, Lexington

MARYLAND’S 2nd DISTRICT
Miriam Talalay, Lutherville

MARYLAND’S 3rd DISTRICT
Stone Li, Columbia

MARYLAND’S 5th DISTRICT
Caroline Herring, Bowie

MARYLAND’S 8th DISTRICT
Stella Szostak, Chevy Chase

MASSACHUSETTS’ 3rd DISTRICT
Anya Mittal, Acton

MASSACHUSETTS’ 5th DISTRICT
Lars Gubitosi, Weston

MASSACHUSETTS’ 6th DISTRICT
Shea Furse, Manchester

MINNESOTA’S 8th DISTRICT
Giselle Johnson, Wyoming

MISSOURI’S 1st DISTRICT
Annie Pan, St. Louis

MISSOURI’S 2nd DISTRICT
Gideon Fugman, Ballwin
Dylan Ouderkirk, St. Louis
Brianna Shipley, St. Louis
Karen Trevor-Roberts, Ballwin
Patrick Mason, St. Louis
Abigail Mueller, St. Louis
Rhea Patney, St. Louis

MISSOURI’S 3rd DISTRICT
Abilene Lortz, Linn Creek
Thomas Smith III, Saint Charles
Abilene Lortz, Linn Creek 

MISSOURI’S 5th DISTRICT
Lorelei Culver, Kansas City

 

NEVADA’S 3rd DISTRICT
Lexie Wilder, Las Vegas

NEW JERSEY’S 3rd DISTRICT
Shannon Rhatigan, Chesterfield

NEW JERSEY’S 4th DISTRICT
Michael Caggiano, Freehold
Andrew Ge, Holmdel

NEW JERSEY’S 5th DISTRICT
Christopher John, Franklin Lakes

NEW JERSEY’S 6th DISTRICT
Shivam Syal, Edison

NEW JERSEY’S 11th DISTRICT
Riya Goel, West Orange
Naomi Klein, Livingston

NEW JERSEY’S 12th DISTRICT
Mahek Shah, North Brunswick

NEW YORK’S 3rd DISTRICT
Armaan Pahuja, Roslyn Heights

NEW YORK’S 11th DISTRICT
Jessica Dantoni, Staten Island

NEW YORK’S 18th DISTRICT
Jay Kim, Mount Kisco

NORTH CAROLINA’S 4th DISTRICT
Joshua Dong, Chapel Hill
Austin Winkelspecht, Raleigh

NORTH CAROLINA’S 8th DISTRICT
Kayla Anderson, Harrisburg

NORTH CAROLINA’S 9th DISTRICT
Jerry Lin, Charlotte

NORTH CAROLINA’S 10th DISTRICT
Jadon Palmeter, Troutman

NORTH CAROLINA’S 13th DISTRICT
Sriya Mannepalli, Mooresville

OHIO’S 10th DISTRICT
Anna Houseknecht, Beavercreek

OKLAHOMA’S 1st DISTRICT
Ashlyn Milford, Tulsa

PENNSYLVANIA’S 11th DISTRICT
Alexander Wood, Lititz

PENNSYLVANIA’S 12th DISTRICT
Waverly Huang, State College

PENNSYLVANIA’S 17th DISTRICT
Genevieve Barge, Sewickley
Justine Eng, Pittsburgh

SOUTH CAROLINA’S 5th DISTRICT
Robert Quinn, Fort Mill

TENNESSEE’S 5th DISTRICT
Joshua Mi, Brentwood

TENNESSEE’S 7th DISTRICT
Rachel Baker, Holladay

TEXAS’ 2nd DISTRICT
Margaret Dorsey, Houston
Nicholas Gonzalez, Spring

TEXAS’ 3rd DISTRICT
Ryan Schlimme, Lucas
Kai Campbell, Fairview
Busra Olmez, Richardson
Seoyeon Chung, Plano

TEXAS’ 7th DISTRICT
Bennett Welsh, Houston

TEXAS’ 10th DISTRICT
Martha Grace Fields, Katy

TEXAS’ 17th DISTRICT
Courtney Janecka, Woodway

TEXAS’ 22th DISTRICT
Mihir Kalvakaalva, Pearland
Akif Celepcikay, Sugar Land
Pranav Police, Pearland
Karthik Bhagavatula, Pearland
Reese Billedo, Sugar Land

TEXAS’ 24th DISTRICT
Aaliyah Khan, Euless

TEXAS’ 31th DISTRICT
Sriyuktha Ghanta, Cedar Park

TEXAS’ 32th DISTRICT
Serene Haroon, Garland
Lauren Stump, Dallas

TEXAS’ 35th DISTRICT
Jane Kamata, San Antonio

UTAH’S 3rd DISTRICT
Jasmine Brensan, Highland

VIRGINIA’S 3rd DISTRICT
Ross Roberts, Suffolk

VIRGINIA’S 5th DISTRICT
Hudson Stolz, Charlottesville

VIRGINIA’S 10th DISTRICT
Justinian Wright, Centreville
Ramya Griddaluri, Herndon
Lynn Tao, Fairfax

VIRGINIA’S 11th DISTRICT
Divya Singh, Fairfax
Susan Pirnat, Vienna
Hannah Nguyen, Vienna
Emily Ocasio, Falls Church

WASHINGTON’S 1st DISTRICT
Josiah Stewart, Redmond

WISCONSIN’S 2nd DISTRICT
Daphne Wu, Middleton

WYOMING’S AT LARGE CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT
Brooke Bindl, Fort Briddger