Congressman Joe Heck Presents Bronze Medal to Kathryn Gibson

On July 1, 2016, Kathryn Gibson, a Meadows School Graduate, was presented with the Congressional Award Bronze Medal by Congressman Joe Heck, who proudly mentioned Kathryn’s remarkable achievements (see Congressman Joe Heck’s remarks below). Since the Congressional Award’s inception in 1979, Nevada has only had 68 Bronze Medalists, of which we can now add Kathryn […]

Congresswoman Titus Presents Silver Medal to Local Students

On Monday, April 25th, 2016, Congresswoman Dina Titus sat down with local brother and sister, David and Sara Tegtmeyer to discuss the importance of participating in the Congressional Award program and award them with the Congressional Award Silver Medal for their outstanding achievements in commitment and service set forth within the program. The Congressional Award […]

Exciting Numbers of Participation

Since the inception of the Congressional Award program in 1979, only 19 gold medalists have come out of Nevada.  Two of them being from this year alone. As of today, a total of 328 participants from Nevada are currently enrolled in the Congressional Award program.  Twenty of those participants have been registered out of the […]

Meet Nevada’s 2nd Gold Medalist for 2015

Michael Negraru, a junior at Coral Academy of Science Las Vegas, is the second Gold Medalist to come out of Congressman Joe Heck’s district, District 3, this year. Upon starting the process when he was a freshman, Negraru describes his experience participating in the Congressional Award program in this insightful video. Out of the 271 […]

Meet your 2015 Gold Medalist

Arbab Kalid, senior at Coral Academy of Science, is a young man with a clear vision and a strong ambition to match.  Armed with the motto given to him by his father, “work as hard as you can now, so you don’t regret anything later,” Arbab committed to pushing himself to stick with and complete […]

Silver Medalist Awarded by Reid

Senator Harry Reid talking with Silver Medalist, Alexander Parr of Sparks, NV, regarding his outstanding achievement of the Congressional Award.   Reno, NV – Alexander Parr earned his Congressional Award Silver Medal while participating in Coral’s College Mentorship Leadership Program (CMLP), a program of the Coral Academy of Science in Northern Nevada.  All CMLP students are […]