St. Patrick's Day Parade
46th Parade Award Recipients

46th Annual Parade • Saturday, March 14, 2015


James M. Shea Award for Overall Excellence:

Missouri Botanical Garden

Parade Marshal’s Trophy for Excellence:

Great River Fife and Drum Corps

Honorary Parade Marshal’s Trophy for Excellence:

Holy Infant School Irish Dancers
Band Awards:

Best Band of Parade:

Parkview High School Lassie Drum and Bugle Corps

Best in Class:

1A Southwestern High School Band
2A Canton R-V Marching Tigers
3A Freeburg High School Marching Band – Mighty Midgets
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
Marching Unit Awards:

Best School of Dance:

St. Louis Irish Arts

Best Adult Marching Unit:

Ancient Order of Hibernians, Division 2, Cardinal Glennon, St. Louis

Best Youth Marching Unit:

St. Angela Merci School Drumline and Cheer

Best Historic Marching Unit:

Great River Fife and Drum Corps

Best Novelty Marching Unit:

The World Famous Lawn Rangers from Amazing Arcola

Best Balloon:

Arch Rival Roller Girls/St. Louis Gatekeepers

Best Family Organization:

Kickham Clan
Float Awards:

Best Float in Parade:

VP Parade

Best Family Float:

Descendents of Annie O’Neill

Best Civic/Community Float:

VP Parade

Best Commercial Float:

St. Louis Blues Hockey Club

Best Fraternal Organization Float:

St. Louis Fire Department Local 73

Best Irish Cultural Float:

Notre Dame Club of St. Louis
Motorized Units:

Best Civic/Community Unit:

Optimist International – Missouri Eastern District

Best Commercial Unit:

Missouri Botanical Garden

Best Antique Unit:

Gateway Fire Historical Society

Best Classic Unit:

St. Louis Chapter – National T-Bucket Alliance

Best Fraternal Unit:

St. Louis Police Officers Association

Best Royalty Unit:

Ms. Missouri Senior America 2015

Best Novelty Unit:

Mystic Knights of the Purple Haze

Best Motorized Unit:

Kirkwood Harley Owner’s Group
Animal Units:

Best Adult Mounted Unit:

Spotted Rump Rocking R Ranch

Best Youth Mounted Unit:

God’s Green Acres Ranch

Best Canine Unit:

Greater St. Louis Shetland Sheepdog Club