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Congressman Mark DeSaulnier

Representing the 11th District of California

Congressman DeSaulnier Presents Congressional Award to Local Students

July 2, 2015
Press Release

Concord, CA Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) presented gold, silver, and bronze medals to Congressional Award winners at the Concord Civic Center.  The honorees received medals for participating in the Congressional Award program and demonstrating an outstanding commitment to community service, personal development, physical fitness, and exploration.

“The Congressional Award is the United States Congress’ award for young Americans. We are honored to have 13 students in our Congressional district earn this distinctive award by dedicating hundreds of hours to improving their community and achieving their personal goals. These students represent the next generation of leaders in the East Bay,” said DeSaulnier.

Congressman DeSaulnier awarded medals to Sarah Rockwood from Orinda, Joseph Narcisse from Danville, Mícheál and Casey Riggs from Walnut Creek, Jared Wong from Danville, and Ryan and Derek Tsao from Pleasant Hill.  Medal winners need to complete a minimum of 100 hours of community service in addition to achieving personal goals in physical fitness, personal development, and exploration.

For more information on the Congressional Award Program, visit: https://congressionalaward.org/about-us/

Photo Caption: Congressman DeSaulnier stands with seven of the Congressional Award winners (from right to left) Ryan Tsao, Derek Tsao, Sarah Rockwood, Joseph Narcisse, Jared Wong, Casey Riggs, and Mícheál Riggs.  Each completed a minimum of 100 hours of community service and achieved personal goals in physical fitness, personal development, and exploration.

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