New Jersey Statewide Ceremony

Congratulations! You have recently been approved for a Congressional Award. On behalf of The Congressional Award National Board of Directors, we commend your willingness to voluntarily help others in the community while reinforcing your own strengths in personal development, physical fitness, and expedition/exploration.

Your accomplishment will be recognized at a statewide ceremony with U.S. Representative Josh Gottheimer (NJ05) presenting awards on behalf of Congress. The event will take place at on the campus of Bergen Community College in Paramus.

Saturday, June 3, 2017
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Bergen Community College
Ciccone Theatre
400 Paramus Road
Paramus, New Jersey 07652

The ceremony will begin promptly at 11:00 a.m., and all recipients will need to arrive one hour before the start of the ceremony for check-in and rehearsal. A brief reception and group photos will follow the ceremony. Additional information about the event can be found in our Frequently Asked Questions Document. Feel free to use this invitation to share your achievement with your supporters – school and organization officials, family and friends, and even local media.

Please complete the RSVP form below no later than May 26, 2017. If you have any questions regarding the event, please contact Senior Program Manager, Kirsten Gooden, at (202) 226-0130 or