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Rouzer Announces Hoggard High Student as Congressional Award Winner

  • Washington, DC Office

WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman David Rouzer (NC-07) is proud to announce Krish Mishra, a student at Hoggard High School in Wilmington, as the recipient of the Congressional Award Bronze Medal for North Carolina‚Äôs Seventh District.

To earn the Bronze Medal, Krish completed 200 hours of service over seven months, with 100 hours in public volunteer service, 50 hours in personal development, and 50 hours in physical fitness, as well as a two-day expedition.

Krish spent these hours working at the New Hanover Regional Medical Center Children's Hospital as a volunteer and lobby ambassador, as well as a volunteer during the Healthy Kids Running Series, Turtle Trots, and more.  He also learned how to read, write, and speak Hindi, played tennis every week, and planned a trip to New York City with family to watch a US Open tennis match and visit various historic landmarks.

"It was my pleasure to award Krish Mishra with the Congressional Award Bronze Medal for his achievements in community service, personal development, physical fitness, and leadership," said Congressman Rouzer.  "Earning this award requires tremendous determination, and I'm proud of Krish for demonstrating a strong commitment to achieving personal goals while bettering our communities in Southeastern North Carolina. Congratulations!"

Congress established the Congressional Award in 1979 to recognize initiative, service, and achievement in young people.  To achieve a Bronze, Silver, or Gold Congressional Award Certificate or Medal, each participant sets and achieves  challenging goals in four areas: voluntary public service, personal development, physical fitness, and expedition/exploration.

To lear more about the Congressional Award, click here.