12th Girardville St. Patrick’s Day






BEST OVERALL ENTRY - Charles “Chuck” Barry Memorial Award (TROPHY)

Mahanoy Area School District


High School Spirit Awards  

1st   Mahanoy Area

2nd   North Schuylkill

3rd    Shenandoah Valley


Best High School Band

Mahanoy Area


Best Appearing High School Float or Display

  1st Mahanoy Area

2nd North Schuylkill

3rd Shenandoah Valley


AOH and LAOH Combined Division Marching

 1st Montgomery County AOH/LAOH

 2nd Allegheny County AOH/LAOH


AOH Division Marching

 1st Thomas Lally Division #25, Ancient Order of Hibernians, Philadelphia

2nd Joseph Patrick Division #61, Ancient Order of Hibernians, Philadelphia

 3rd Patrick Dormer Division #32, Ancient Order of Hibernians, St Clair

4th  Cass Township Division #3, Ancient Order of Hibernians, Cass Township


LAOH Division Marching

 1st Daughter of Erin Division #18, Girardville

 2nd Montgomery County, Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians

 3rd John F. Kennedy Division #2, LAOH, Inc., Pottsville


Best Fire Company

West End Fire Company - St Clair


Best Fire Department

Schuylkill Historical Fire Society Fire


Best Irish Theme Fire Company

          Heckscherville Clover Hose Fire Company


Best Appearing Floats

  1st, Thomas Sullivan Funeral Home - Another Side Band

2nd, MCA Area Think Big Dance Marathon Committee

3rd  Jungle Gym – Schuylkill Haven


Special Marching Units

 1st, Frackville American Legion Honor Guard

 2nd, Filthy Mc Nasty Irish Brigade

 3rd  New Beginnings Church Float, Ashland


Farthest Distance Travelled Award

Allegheny County, Men and Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians, Pittsburgh


Best New Entry Award

          AOH/LOAH 87 Port Richmond


Special Judges Awards

1.  St. Brendan Division #1, Ancient Order of Hibernians, Berks County

2. Callaghan  Family Marching Group

3.  Celtic United Pipe and Drum Band

4.  Humane Fire Company Mahanoy City

5.  Hall’s Nowhere Saloon Float

6. Schuylkill Amateur Radio Association