2017 Sammies Finalists

People’s Choice Award

The Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals are presented by the nonpartisan, nonprofit Partnership for Public Service to honor unsung heroes in our federal government who have made important contributions to the health, safety and prosperity of our nation. In presenting these awards, we highlight excellence in our federal workforce and seek to inspire a new generation to serve.

Voting for the 2018 Sammies People’s Choice award is now closed. However, we still encourage friends and colleagues and everyone reading the finalists’ profiles to continue sharing these stories through your networks.

How it Works

Read the finalists’ profiles to learn about their accomplishments, then vote for your top picks using the poll on this page.

You may vote for as many finalists as you want, and you may submit your votes once per day. Throughout the voting period, we will narrow the field and reset the poll for the remaining top contenders.

Be sure to vote for your favorites often to keep them in the running for additional recognition.

Dates to Remember

June 1: Top 12 announced
June 21: Top 4 announced
July 9: Voting closes
July 19: Winner announced

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