Robert Hurt and award recipient Jonathan Rintels of Charlottesville
Eric Cantor and award recipient Megan Bedsaul of Culpeper
Office of Congressman Eric Cantor MEDIA RELEASE
Congressman Cantor Presents Congressional Gold Medal To Culpeper Resident
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Congressman Eric Cantor (VA-07) today presented Culpeper resident, Megan Bedsaul, with the Congressional Award Gold Medal, which is Congress' highest honor for young people:
"I was pleased to present Megan Bedsaul of Culpeper with the Congressional Award Gold Medal. Megan is a shining example of the benefit of being motivated and working hard to achieve success. Her dedication to helping the community and achieving her goals is an inspiration to all. On behalf of the House of Representatives and all of Virginia's 7th District, we congratulate Megan on this very special achievement."
Robert Hurt Presents Congressional Award Gold Medal To Recent Charlottesville Graduate
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Robert Hurt (R-Virginia) today released the below statement after presenting Jonathan Rintels of Charlottesville, Virginia with the Congressional Award Gold Medal, Congress' only award to recognize the exceptional achievements of America's young people. A member of the National Honor Society and recent graduate of Piedmont Virginia Community College, Jonathan has completed over 400 hours of community service at a local food bank, participated in theatrical plays, and authored a novel:
"It is a privilege to present the Congressional Award Gold Medal to Jonathan in recognition of his significant achievements. Our young people are in need of great leaders, and Jonathan has led by example. I applaud his commitment to his educational and personal development, and his dedication to serving the Charlottesville community."
The Congressional Award is the United States Congress' award for young Americans. The program is open to all 14 to 23-year-olds, and requires students to set goals in four program areas: Volunteer Public Service, Personal Development, Physical Fitness, and Expedition/Exploration. For more information, click here.
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