Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals

Congratulations to the 2021 Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals® Finalists

Read their stories, vote for your favorite for the People’s Choice award and watch our virtual event with Axios and Tony Award nominee Adrienne Warren.

A special message from President Biden

About the Sammies

Learn about the history and founders of the Service to America Medals.

Program overview and history

2021 Digital Toolkit

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Vote for People’s Choice

Learn more about our 2021 Sammies finalists and cast your vote for People’s Choice.

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Rewatch the 2020 Sammies

Relive the celebration of our 2020 honorees, including Dr. Anthony Fauci and Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella. See the special appearances from Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama, Katie Couric, Bono, Sloane Stephens, Bryan Cranston, Kristen Bell, Matthew McConaughey, Stephen Colbert and more.

Watch Dr. Fauci receive the Federal Employee of the Year award from the Washington Nationals Racing Presidents

Check out our 2019 feature on “Full Frontal with Samantha Bee”

“Full Frontal with Samantha Bee” on TBS captured the incredible accomplishments of federal employees with waggish good humor Wednesday night, highlighting honorees who attended the 2019 Service to America Medals Awards gala.  

Premier and National Sponsors

With special appreciation for the sponsors whose support makes the program possible:

Mrs. Ronnie F. Heyman and Family


Bloomberg Philanthropies

ConantLeadership

David Marchick

Jennifer and David Millstone

Indra and Raj Nooyi

Standard Industries

Patricia A. and George W. Wellde, Jr.

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