St. Patrick's Day Parade
42nd Parade Award Recipients

42nd Annual Parade • Saturday, March 12, 2011


James M. Shea Award for Overall Excellence:

United States Marine Corps – Color Guard (3rd Battalion, 24th Marines)

Parade Marshal’s Trophy for Excellence:

Harris-Stowe University Band

Honorary Parade Marshal’s Trophy for Excellence:

Southwestern High School Band
Marching Band Results:

Best in Parade:

Harris-Stowe University Band

Best in Class:

1A Harris-Stowe University Band
3A Bayless High School Marching Broncos Band

Best Pipe and Drum Band:

John Ford Pipe Band

Best Band Auxiliary Unit:

Vashon High School Drum Line, Flags and V-Celt Dancers
Marching Unit Awards:

Best Adult Marching Unit:

Green Garter Brigade

Best Youth Marching Unit:

Cleveland Jr. Naval Academy

Best Historic Marching Unit:

Great River Fife and Drum Corps

Best Irish Marching Unit:

42nd Royal Highlanders

Best Fraternal Marching Unit:

St. Louis Fire Department – Honor Guard

Best School of Dance:


O’Faolain Academy of Irish Dance
Clarkson School of Irish Dance

Best Novelty Marching Unit:

The World Famous Lawn Rangers from Amazing Arcola

Best Balloon:

Wings of Hope
Float Awards:

Best Float in Parade:

Mystic Knights of the Purple Haze

Best Community Float:

Touchpoint Autism Services

Best Civic Float:

The Muny 2011

Best Family Float:

Descendents of Annie O’Neill

Best Irish Cultural Float:

St. Louis Metro Irish American Club

Best Novelty Float:

Mystic Knights of the Purple Haze
Motorized Units:

Best Motorized Unit:

Moolah Shrine Gateway 500 Mini Indy Cars

Best Antique Unit:

Gateway Two Cylinder Club, Inc.

Best Classic Unit:

Mustang Club of St. Louis

Best Commercial Unit:

Audio Video Concepts High Octane Home Theater
Animal Units:

Best Adult Mounted Unit:

Moolah Mounted Lancers

Best Youth Mounted Unit:

God’s Green Acres Ranch

Best Canine Unit:

Dalmatian Assistance League – Spot Savers