For actions that other people do to you, you can use "got ___ed". Usually this structure suggests that the action was negative:
I got yelled at.
I got punished.
He got thrown in jail.
For positive actions, it's more common to use the "was ___ed" form:
I was praised for my presentation to the board.
When you use this structure, remember to include the words like "at" which go along with the verb.