Peter Doran, a senior in engineering management at Missouri S&T, will portray St. Patrick during the 111th celebration of St. Pat’s in Rolla. Doran is from Kansas City, Missouri.
St. Pat and his court will officially arrive in downtown Rolla at 11:45 a.m. Wednesday, March 13. 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 15, 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 2019 celebration continues on Saturday, March 16, 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: Shelby Ek, a senior in biological sciences from Platte City, Missouri, and Kurt Schueddig, a senior in chemical engineering from Ballwin, Missouri.
Guards: Caleb Nelson, a junior in electrical engineering from Kirksville, Missouri; John Powell, a sophomore in architectural engineering from Chesterfield, Missouri; and John Schweer, a senior in mechanical engineering from Independence, Missouri.
Herald: Mason George, a junior in engineering management from Springfield, Missouri.
Page: Justin Wright, a senior in chemistry from Mount Vernon, Missouri, and Peter Jaegers, a junior in management and information systems from Ballwin, Missouri.
Trumpeter: Edward Mueller, a junior in metallurgical engineering from St. Louis, Missouri.
St. Pat: Peter Doran, a senior in engineering management from Kansas City, Missouri.