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State of California

Governor's Office
Sacramento 95814

George Deukmejian

October 15, 1985


   It is my distinct pleasure to convey my warm regards upon your selection as California Professor of the Year by the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education.

   The opportunity to improve our lives through education is a commonly shared goal that knows no boundaries. You have pursued this goal with fervor and dedication, and your enthusiastic efforts have sparked renewed interest for learning in your students. Your intensity and knowledge are deeply appreciated by pupils and faculty alike.

   I am pleased to join your many friends and distinguished colleagues in honoring you on this special occasion. May your dedication to and achievement of excellence long remain as an inspiration which others will seek to emulate.

   Please accept my best wishes for an enjoyable day and every future success.

Most cordially,

   George Deukmejian