Award Recipients

"For the scientist, the moment is the Nobel or the Lasker; for the journalist, the Pulitzer; the actor, the Oscar. For those in government, it is the Kennedy." - Governor Lowell Weicker

During a time of increasing public cynicism, recognizing and honoring our courageous political leaders has never been more important. Despite its young age, the John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award has become the nation's preeminent award for elected officials and public servants.