Award Facts

Facts About the Award

Number of Awards:51

Year Award Created: 1989 

Oldest Awardee: 90, George H.W. Bush

Youngest Awardee: 26, Joseph Darby

International Awardees: 7

Number of Presidential Awardees: 4 (3 American, 1 Ukrainian)

Number of Female Awardees: 12

Number of Congressmembers: 12

Number of Governors: 6

Number of Mayors: 5

Lifetime Achievement Honorees: 2

 

Facts About the Lantern

Crafted by: Tiffany & Co.

Materials Used: Sterling Silver and Glass

Modeled After: Lanterns on the USS Constitution

Symbol of: Light and Truth