President Mitch Daniels' statement on the death of the Rev. Theodore Hesburgh

February 27, 2015  


"What can anyone add to the decades of tributes that Father Hesburgh earned and so richly deserved? When inaugurating Indiana's Sachem Award to recognize lives of excellence and moral virtue, Father Hesburgh, along with Coach John Wooden, struck me as an obvious and iconic choice. We truly will not see his like in our lifetimes."

Note to Journalists: While Indiana’s governor, Mitch Daniels in 2006 presented the Rev. Hesburgh with the Sachem Award, the state’s highest honor. More information about the award presentation is available at the following links:

http://www.in.gov/governorhistory/mitchdaniels/files/pressreleases/2006/3-7-06.html

http://news.nd.edu/news/8092-indianas-top-award-honors-longtime-notre-dame-president/

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