2018 Gold Medal Ceremony

We are thrilled to announce the 2018 Gold Medal Ceremony will take place in Washington, D.C. this summer. Gold Medal Ceremonies will be held on June 21st, with a special event for Gold Medalists and their families on June 22nd.

This annual ceremony will celebrate over 440 of America’s most deserving youth who have dedicated years of goal-setting and determination to earn Congress’ highest honor.

A list of 2018 Gold Medalists may be found here.


Thursday, June 21, 2018

Gold Medal Ceremonies
Russell Senate Office Building
Kennedy Caucus Room (SR-325)

Three ceremonies will take place in the Kennedy Caucus Room. Gold Medalists are assigned to one ceremony by their state affiliation.

10:00 a.m. | Ceremony One
Gold Medalists from the following states will be presented at the first ceremony: Arizona, Georgia, Guam, Idaho, Illinois, Nevada, New York, North Carolina, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming.

12:30 p.m. | Ceremony Two
Gold Medalists from the following states will be presented at the second ceremony: California, Delaware, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, and Texas.

3:00 p.m. | Ceremony Three
Gold Medalists from the following states will be presented at the third ceremony: Connecticut, Colorado, Florida, Indiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New Hampshire, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, and Wisconsin.

4:45 p.m. | Gold Medalist Group Photo
Capitol Reflecting Pool

Friday, June 22, 2018

Washington Nationals Day
Nationals Ballpark
1500 S Capitol St SE
Washington, DC 20003

11:30 a.m. | Group Photo on the Diamond
7:05 p.m. | Washington Nationals vs. Philadelphia Phillies

Questions? Contact us at gold@congressionalaward.org or (202) 226-0130.


Thank you to our partners at Washington Nationals Baseball Club for hosting and donating tickets to Congressional Award Gold Medalists.