Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals

Congratulations to all of the 2020 Service to America Medals® Finalists

Learn more about our finalists and their incredible accomplishments.

About the Sammies

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

Program overview and history

People’s Choice Winners

Congratulations to Corvelli McDaniel and Lorraine Cole, our 2020 winners.

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Nominate for 2021

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Rewatch the 2020 Sammies Finalist Event

Axios and the Partnership teamed up with CNN’s Anderson Cooper and bestselling author Michael Lewis to bring you a glimpse of the work by the 2020 finalists.

Check out our 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 October 16.  

2019 Photo Highlights

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Premier and National Sponsors

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

Mrs. Ronnie F. Heyman and Family

Indra and Raj Nooyi

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