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:

CALIFORNIA’S 8th DISTRICT

Alessandra Alcala, Blue Jay

 

CALIFORNIA’S 15th DISTRICT

Sophia Lin, Castro Valley

 

CALIFORNIA’S 25th DISTRICT

Daniel Chang, Valencia

 

CALIFORNIA’S 27th DISTRICT

Bridget Chung, South Pasadena

 

CALIFORNIA’S 33rd DISTRICT

Valarie Lee, Rancho Palos Verdes

 

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

 

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

 

CALIFORNIA’S 46th DISTRICT

Catherine Liu, Anaheim

 

CALIFORNIA’S 47th DISTRICT

Kyle Min, Cypress

Rachel Yun, Cypress

Chanah Park, Cypress

 

CALIFORNIA’S 48th DISTRICT

Nicholas Taylor,  Newport Coast

 

CALIFORNIA’S 49th DISTRICT

Sonia Burns, Encinitas

COLORADO’S 2nd DISTRICT
Jonathan Crowe, Dillon

 

COLORADO’S 3rd DISTRICT

Soleil Gaylord, Telluride

NEVADA’S 3rd DISTRICT

Lexie Wilder, Las Vegas

Missouri’s 1st Congressional District
Annie Pan, St. Louis

Missouri’s 2nd Congressional District
Gideon Fugman, Ballwin
Dylan Ouderkirk, St. Louis
Brianna Shipley, St. Louis
Karen Trevor-Roberts, Ballwin

Missouri’s 3rd Congressional District
Abilene Lortz, Linn Creek
Thomas Smith III, Saint Charles
Abilene Lortz, Linn Creek 

Missouri’s 5th Congressional District
Lorelei Culver, Kansas City

UTAH’S 3rd DISTRICT

Jasmine Brensan, Highland

WASHINGTON’S 1st DISTRICT

Josiah Stewart, Redmond