The dedication is in recognition of her instrumental role in developing Holiday World's "Play Day". Its a special day that provides 2,500 Tri-State chilren with disabilities the opportnity to enjoy the park at a discounted rate and receive special attention.
She's also been the driving force in making the park one of the country's most accessible and most welcoming for individuals with disabilities.
"To see them having wonderful time where its safe and where its good for them and helps them develop and helps them become great people I think that's wonderful. Its a joy," said Koch.
The playground is now officially known as the "Pat Koch Sensory Play Ground". It features water sprays, misters and accessible play equipment for students to enjoy. The Easter Seals says it will benefit nearly 200 children up to age 6