Caleb Marting, a junior in chemistry at Missouri University of Science and Technology, will portray St. Patrick during the 103rd celebration of St. Pat’s in Rolla. Marting is from St. Louis.
St. Pat and his court will officially arrive in downtown Rolla at noon Wednesday, March 9. Following a procession through downtown in the traditional manure spreader, the court will preside over follies at the pavilion on 9th and Oak streets near the railroad tracks.
The court will also participate in formal coronation ceremonies at 9 p.m. Friday, March 11, in Leach Theatre of Missouri S&T’s Castleman Hall. There, honorary knights and student knights will be dubbed and the St. Pat’s Queen of Love and Beauty will be announced.
The 2011 celebration continues on Saturday, March 12, with the annual St. Pat’s Parade through downtown Rolla. The parade begins at 11 a.m.
The following students have been elected members of St. Pat’s court this year:
– Master guards: Kyle Anderson, a senior in ceramic engineering from Topeka, Kan.; John Petrovic, a junior in petroleum engineering from Barnhart, Mo.
– Guards: Alex Kaveler, a junior in petroleum engineering from Chesterfield, Mo.; Matt Mitchell, a senior in computer science and applied mathematics from Rogers, Ark.; David Potts, a junior in mechanical engineering from Barnhart, Mo.; Peter Hungiauko, a senior in interdisciplinary engineering from St. Paul, Minn.
– Herald: Andrew Hoffman, a junior in metallurgical engineering from Belleville, Ill.
– Pages: David Buttig, a senior in environmental engineering from St. Louis; John Carboneau, a junior in mechanical engineering from Lee’s Summit, Mo..
– Trumpeter: Evon Frazier, a junior in mining engineering from Springfield, Mo.