Tag: St. Patrick’s Day

CANCELED: Missouri S&T prepares for 112th St. Pat’s celebration

Posted by on February 25, 2020

Missouri S&T is preparing to celebrate its 112th annual “Best Ever” St. Pat’s celebration in March. The theme for this year’s celebration is “St. Pat’s in the Roaring 20’s.”

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Missouri S&T selects 2019 St. Pat and court

Posted by on March 8, 2019

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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.

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2018 Queen of Love and Beauty crowned at Missouri S&T

Posted by on March 17, 2018

Missouri S&T student Jessica Caravello, a junior in civil engineering from Crystal Lake, Illinois, has been crowned the 2018 Queen of Love and Beauty for the 110th St. Pat’s celebration in Rolla. She was nominated by Sigma Tau Gamma. Thirty-seven candidates for queen were nominated by various student organizations at S&T. A committee of students elected Caravello after a series of interviews.

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Missouri S&T prepares for 110th St. Pat’s celebration

Posted by on February 21, 2018

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Missouri S&T is preparing to celebrate its 110th annual “Best Ever” St. Pat’s celebration. The theme for this year’s celebration is “High Noon.”

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Arcade-style ‘snake invasion’ brings campus tradition online

Posted by on March 2, 2015

Every March, students at Missouri University of Science and Technology wield wooden walking sticks called shillelaghs to rid the campus of rubber snakes in honor of how, according to legend, St. Patrick drove the snakes from Ireland centuries ago. This year students, alumni and other visitors to the university’s website will be able to join […]

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Students prepare for 99th St. Pat’s celebration

Posted by on March 7, 2007

This week on the campus of the University of Missouri-Rolla, students are busy chasing imaginary snakes with big sticks called shillelaghs. Next week, several traditional events will be held in anticipation of St. Patrick’s Day.      

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Community members wanted: Help make this the best St. Pat’s ever

Posted by on February 23, 2007

The general public is invited to participate in a number of contests associated with the traditional St. Patrick’s Day celebration in Rolla.

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Community invited to St. Pat’s Grand Ball

Posted by on February 20, 2007

Members of the campus and Rolla communities are invited to attend the St. Patrick’s Grand Ball, an event to raise funds for female students at UMR, on St. Patrick’s Day (Saturday, March 17) in the St. Pat’s Ballroom of the Havener Center on the University of Missouri-Rolla campus.

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St. Pat’s 2003: 95th annual "best ever"

Posted by on February 25, 2003

Grab a shillelagh! It’s time for UMR’s 95th Annual St. Pat’s Celebration! The big event, an annual tradition since 1908, will be held March 10-15 on campus and in Rolla.

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