St. Patrick's Day Parade
45th Parade Award Recipients

45th Annual Parade • Saturday, March 15, 2014


James M. Shea Award for Overall Excellence:

The Clark Academy of Irish Dance

Parade Marshal’s Trophy for Excellence:

St. Louis Fire Department

Honorary Parade Marshal’s Trophy for Excellence:

St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department
Band Awards:

Best Band of Parade:

Durant High School Band

Best in Class:

1A Riverview Gardens High School Marching Rams
3A Durant High School Band
4A Hazelwood West Marching Wildcats

Best Youth Marching Unit:

Brittany Woods Middle School Marching Band

Auxiliary Unit:

Parkview High School Lassie Drum and Bugle Corps

Best Pipe & Drum Band:

John Ford Pipe Band
Marching Unit Awards:

Best School of Dance:

Holy Infant School Irish Dancers

Best Adult Marching Unit:

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

Best Youth Marching Unit:

Ursuline Academy Varsity Cheerleaders

Best Historic Marching Unit:

Great River Fife and Drum Corps

Best Irish Cultural:

Irish Stew

Best Novelty Marching Unit:

Gateway Precision Lawnchair Krewe

Best Balloon:

Gateway Superfriends – Birthday Cake Balloon
Float Awards:

Best Float in Parade:

Mystic Knights of the Purple Haze

Best Family Float:

Descendents of Annie O’Neill

Best Civic/Community Float:

VP Parade

Best Commercial Float:

Randall’s Wine and Spirits

Best Fraternal Organization Float:

St. Louis Sheriff’s Department – James Murphy

Best Irish Cultural Float:

Notre Dame Club of St. Louis

Best Novelty Float:

Mystic Knights of the Purple Haze
Motorized Units:

Best Civic/Community Unit:

USO of Missouri, Inc.

Best Commercial Unit:

Missouri Botanical Garden

Best Antique Unit:

Land of Giants Truck Club

Best Classic Unit:

St. Louis Chapter – National T-Bucket Alliance

Best Fraternal Unit:

St. Louis Police Officers Association

Best Motorized Unit – Other:

Yomo Mini Patrol Moolah Shrine
Animal Units:

Best Adult Mounted Unit:

Moolah Mounted Lancers

Best Youth Mounted Unit:

God’s Green Acres Ranch

Best Canine Unit:

Gateway Sled Dog Club

Best Commercial Unit:

Check Into Cash, Inc.