Gov. Eric J. Holcomb honored community leader and originating partner of Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari Patricia (Pat) Koch with the 2022 Sachem Award the state’s highest honor Friday morning. A ceremony to celebrate the honor was conducted at Will Koch Family Auditorium at Heritage Hills High School.
Pat Koch had this to say about what it means to be honored with this award
Governor Eric Holcomb had this to say about this event in particular and then explained briefly what goes into the selection of the sachem award.
The Sachem is given annually to recognize an individual whose lifetime of excellence and moral virtue has brought credit and honor to Indiana.
This is the sixth sachem award Governor Holcomb has given out.