North Carolina Statewide Ceremony

Congratulations on earning The Congressional Award! We commend your willingness to set goals that enrich your community and challenge yourself personally.

Your accomplishment will be recognized at a statewide ceremony this August. Congressional Award Board Member and U.S. Representative Richard Hudson (NC-08) will present your award on behalf of Congress.

North Carolina Statewide Ceremony & 4-H Kick Off
presented by Smithfield Foods

Thursday, August 16, 2018
9:30 a.m. EST
Charlotte Motor Speedway
Concord, NC

with special guest Aric Almirola, professional stock car driver in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series

The event will begin promptly at 9:30 a.m., and all Medalists will need to arrive no later than 9:15 a.m. Additional event information will be sent as details become available.

Please complete the RSVP form below no later than August 3, 2018. If you have any questions regarding the event, please contact Matt Tick, South Program Manager at (202) 226-0130 or

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North Carolina Ceremony RSVP Form

You must submit this form whether you plan to attend the ceremony or not.
  • Medalist Information

    Let's update your contact information and ensure you're accounted for.
  • (As you would like it to appear on the printed program)
  • Provide the phonetic spelling if you have a tricky name to pronounce (i.e. Neugebauer would be NAG-AH-BOWER)
  • School Information

    Please provide contact information for a representative at your school. This should be a school administrator, principal, counselor, etc. We'd like to share your achievement and even invite them to the ceremony.
  • Press

    Our national office will contact the following news outlet on your behalf.
  • Will you be able to attend?