Springfield St. Patrick's Parade Committee
(Springfield, MA)

Awards

SPRINGFIELD ST. PATRICK PARADE AWARDS



SPRINGFIELD PARADE MARSHALL

The Springfield St. Patrick’s Parade Marshall  is someone who has distinguished himself or herself in their chosen profession and who has contributed greatly to the Irish community of Springfield.

MOSSIE & KATHLEEN MURPHY SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship contribution is made in the memory of Maurice and Kathleen Murphy to recognize the extraordinary sacrifices they made on behalf of all their five children .  Their parents, like thousand of other, left Ireland on a boat to pursue a life in America.

COLLEEN

Young women of Irish Decent, who are 17 to 22 years of age and at least a High School senior.  Residents of Springfield, East Longmeadow, Hampden, Longmeadow, Ludlow or Wilbraham are eligible.  (Residents of other towns MAY be eligible.)  Former Colleens and members of the Court are Not eligible.

PAUL G. CARON AWARD WINNER

The Paul G. Caron Award is presented each year in memory of the founder of the Springfield Colleen Contest to a past or present Committee member who has made an outstanding contribution to the Committee, helping to assure that all of its efforts and events are successful.  The Committee gives this award in memory each year.


JOHN & AGNES BURKE AWARD WINNER

This award is presented annually in memory of both John and Agnes Burke for their lifelong commitment and support to their Irish heritage.  This award is presented for outstanding service to the Irish community of the City of Springfield.

MARY B. TROY
APPRECIATION AWARD WINNER

The Appreciation Award is given to a person or business that is not a member of the Springfield St. Patrick’s Parade Committee that has given outstanding service to the committee. This year we are renaming the award to the Mary B. Troy Appreciation Award to honor the late Mary Brigid Troy. Mary was a longtime member of the Springfield St. Patrick's Parade Committee who contributed many hours of her time selflessly to the committee.