Rock-and-roll band Bowling for Soup and electronic pop duo 3OH!3 will headline the Grateful Board festival concert during the 111th annual St. Pat’s celebration at Missouri S&T. The musical artists will wrap up the university’s weeklong celebration with a free concert for the community.Read More »
Former U.S. Sen. Jean Carnahan has been named Honorary St. Patrick for the 101st St. Pat’s Celebration in Rolla.
In addition, the Missouri University of Science and Technology committee that helps organize St. Pat’s events has named eight individuals Honorary Knights of St. Patrick for 2009. The Honorary Knights are Kathy Allison, Dr. Cynthia Bolon, Linda Bramel, Rodney Edwards, Gary Forsee, Ron Miller, Darlene Ramsay and Randy Stoll.
St. Patrick lived roughly 1,600 years ago and historians will tell you he wasn’t really Irish – he was probably Welsh. Legend has it that he was kidnapped as a teenager by pirates and taken to Ireland, where he was enslaved. He escaped and eventually became the patron saint of Ireland. (After becoming a Bishop, he went back to Ireland and ultimately died there.) He was never an engineer and there haven’t been snakes in Ireland since before the last ice age.Read More »
This St. Patrick’s Day, organizers of festivities in Rolla will stage a re-enactment of the town’s first ever St. Pat’s celebration, which occurred on the campus of Missouri University of Science and Technology 100 years ago.Read More »
For the first time in the long tradition of St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations at the University of Missouri-Rolla, a woman has been named Honorary St. Patrick. Rolla native Dottye Wolf has been chosen to be the 2006 Honorary St. Patrick. Wolf will assist in the induction of nine Honorary Knights of St. Patrick during coronation […]Read More »