Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals

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

Read their stories and watch our virtual event with Axios and Tony Award nominee Adrienne Warren.

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A special message from President Biden

2021 Digital Toolkit

Download social media graphics and sample captions.

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People’s Choice Award

Congratulations to Ana B. Hinojosa and Eric Choy, our 2021 winners.

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2022 Nominations

Nominate federal employees for the 2022 Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals®.

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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

Microsoft

Indra and Raj Nooyi

Patricia A. and George W. Wellde Jr.

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