The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) and CHCI Chair, Congressman Ruben Gallego, are proud to announce the  CHCI 42nd Annual Awards Gala’s 2019 Medallion of Excellence Honorees, Dr. Ellen Ochoa and Robert Rodriguez.

The Medallion of Excellence Award is CHCI’s highest accolade and one of the most prestigious honors in the Latino community bestowed annually upon individuals who are positive Hispanic American role models and whose extraordinary careers, civic leadership, and service contribute to the greater American society.

American Dream Medallion of Excellence in Education, Science, Medicine, or Civil Rights Recipient
Medallion for Excellence in the Arts, Entertainment, Media, Music, and Sports