On the occasion of the Czech Statehood Day, the Silver Medals of the President of the Senate were awarded for the tenth time in the Main Hall of the Wallenstein Palace. On this solemn occasion, the President of the Upper Parliamentary Chamber, Miloš Vystrčil, awarded a total of 15 important personalities from the ranks of scientists, artists, and other areas of public and social life. According to the President of the Senate, the qualities they have in common are courage, the ability to give a lead and the strength of attitudes. Prof. PhDr. Tomáš Petráček, Ph.D., Th.D. is among the awarded ones.