Maxwell Rose, a junior in petroleum engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology, will portray St. Patrick during the 109th celebration of St. Pat’s in Rolla. Rose is from Winfield, Missouri.
St. Pat and his court will officially arrive in downtown Rolla at noon Wednesday, March 15. Following a procession through downtown, 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 17, 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 crowned.
The 2017 celebration continues on Saturday, March 18, with the annual St. Pat’s Parade through downtown Rolla. The parade begins at 11 a.m. on Pine Street.
The following students are members of St. Pat’s Court this year:
Master guards: Kevin Chasen, a graduate student in mathematics from Ballwin, Missouri; and Mike McGinty, a junior in civil engineering from St. Louis
Guards: Trevor Gehlert, a junior in mechanical engineering from Jefferson City, Missouri; and Monica Sequerra, a junior in information science and technology from Kansas City, Missouri
Herald: Coltin Shields, a junior in information science and technology from Lee’s Summit, Missouri
Pages: Auguste Cribbs, a junior in mechanical engineering from St. Louis; and Mitchell Brady, a junior in engineering management from Rolla, Missouri
Trumpeter: Eli Mitchell, a junior in technical communication from Kansas City, Kansas.