Dr. George Rapp Receives 2019 Sachem Award

(INDIANAPOLIS) – Gov. Eric J. Holcomb today presented Hoosier humanitarian Dr. George Rapp with the 2019 Sachem Award, the state’s highest honor, during a ceremony at the Indiana State Museum.

Dr. Rapp has been a medical pioneer, champion of education and supporter of the arts throughout his life. The Sachem is given annually to recognize a lifetime of excellence and moral virtue that has brought credit and honor to Indiana.

Dr. Rapp is the third Sachem honoree named by Gov. Holcomb. Read more about Dr. Rapp’s dedication to the state of Indiana and the history of the Sachem by clicking here. The Governor’s remarks are attached.

Gov. Eric J. Holcomb presents Dr. George Rapp with the Sachem, the state’s highest honor.

Dr. George Rapp thanks the more than 150 people in attendance Tuesday at the ceremony at the Indiana State Museum.

2018 Sachem recipient Sammy L. Davis joins the 2019 Sachem recipient Dr. George Rapp and Gov. Eric J. Holcomb after the ceremony Tuesday.