Awards


2017 Parade Winners

The St. Patrick's Day Parade Committee is pleased to announce the award winning units for the 2017 Cleveland St. Patrick's Day Parade.


Bagpipe Bands
The Lonnie McCauley Memorial Award
1.  Cleveland Fire Fighters Memorial Pipe and Drums
2.  Irish American Club - East Side Pipes and Drums
3.  Cleveland Police Department

Children's Units
The Gerry Lavelle Memorial Award
1.  Murphy's Irish Arts Children's Unit
2.  Leneghan Academy of Irish Dance Children's Marchers
3.  West Side Irish American Club Majorettes and Flags

Honor Guard
The Oliver & Bernadette Murphy & Joan Cavanaugh Memorial Award
1.  Cleveland Fire Department Honor Guard
2.  Lakewood Fire Department Honor Guard
3.  Cleveland Heights Police Department Honor Guard

Marching Units
The Tom & Nora Hastings Memorial Award
1.  Leneghan Academy of Irish Dance Senior Dancers
2.  Murphy Irish Arts Center
3.   West Side Irish American Club Pom-Poms

Non-School Bands
The James, Anna Rita & Maurita Kilbane Memorial Award
1.  West Side Irish American Club Senior Fife & Drum
2.  Irish American Club - East Side Jack McDonough Fife & Drum
3.  West Side Irish American Club Junior Fife & Drum

Novelty Units
The Terry O'Malley Memorial Award
1.  St. Edward High School Trash Talkers Percussion
2.  Tim's Wild Creations
3.  Gaelic Glen Alpacas

Parade Theme Floats
The John & Patricia Campbell Memorial Award
1.  Irish American Club - East Side
2.  Corrigan Family
3.  West Side Irish American Club

Precision Drill Units
The Daniel M. Corcoran Memorial Award
1.  West Side Irish American Club Ladies Drill Team
2.  Celtic Nations Society of Northern Ohio
3.  Irish American Club - East Side Ladies Drill Team

School Bands
The Gaelic Cultural Awareness Award
1.  St. Vincent-St. Mary High School
2.  Notre Dame Cathedral Latin High School
3.  Notre Dame College

Best Children's Unit
Murphy's Irish Arts Center

Best Unit of Parade
West Side Irish American Club Ladies Drill Team


2017 DIRECTORS CUPS
The Thomas F. McManamon Executive Directors Cup
Maureen Mohney

The Raymond "Rip" & Mary Reilly Memorial Directors Emeritus Award
David J. McLaughlin

The William F. Chambers Memorial Deputy Directors Award
Stephen Tokar



2016 Parade Winners

Bagpipe Bands
1. Cleveland Fire Fighters Memorial Pipe and Drums
2. West Side Irish American Club Pipes and Drums
3. Irish American Club - East Side Pipes and Drums

Children's Units

1. O'Hare School of Irish Dance
2. West Side Irish American Club Majorettes and Flags
3. Murphy Irish Arts Center

Color Guard

1. Elyria Fire Department
2. Cleveland Police Department
3. Lakewood Fire Department

Floats

1. Irish American Club - East Side
2. Corrigan Family
3. Dugan -Toomey Family\West Side Irish American Club

Marching Units

1. Murphy Irish Arts
2. West Side Irish American Club Pom-Poms
3. Leneghan Academy of Irish Dancing

Novelty Units

1. St. Helen Unicycle Drill Team
2. Wickliffe Swing Band Percussion
3. Weed Man

Non-School Bands

1. West Side Irish American Club Sr. Fife and Drum
2. West Side Irish American Club Junior Fife and Drum
3. Irish American Club - East Side Jack McDonough Fife and Drum

Precision Drill

1. West Side Irish American Club Ladies Drill Team
2. Celtic Nations Society of Northern Ohio
3. Holy Name High School Drill Team

School Bands

1. Kenton Ridge High School Band
2. St. Ignatius High School
3. Notre Dame College

Best Children's Unit

West Side Irish American Club Pom-Poms

Best of Parade

Murphy Irish Arts


2016 DIRECTORS CUPS

The Thomas F. McManamon Executive Directors Cup 
Office of the Mayor, The City of Cleveland

Raymond “Rip” and Mary Reilly Memorial Directors Emeritus Award 

Rasa Chambers

The William F. Chambers Memorial Deputy Directors Award

Jeanne Henry