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The Congressional Award

The Congressional Award 

The Congressional Award Foundation is a public-private partnership created by Congress to promote and recognize service, initiative, and achievement in America’s youth. Participants ages 13 ½ - 23 set and achieve personally challenging goals in four program areas: Voluntary Public Service, Personal Development, Physical Fitness, Expedition/Exploration. The program offers six cumulative award levels – Bronze, Silver, and Gold Certificates and Bronze, Silver, and Gold Medals. 

The Congressional Award 2021 Winner


Flavia Nunez, a 2020 Congressional Award Bronze Medalist, from Miami takes a photo with the Congressman after congratulating her for 260 volunteer hours for the Town of Miami Lakes Youth Activity Task Force.  

Learn more about Congress’ award for youth and register for the program at