ST. PATRICK’S DAY PARADE | Top finishers


Best band: Steel City Ambassadors, first place; Ursuline High School, second.

Best pipe band: Red Hackle Pipe and Drums.

Best drum line: Boardman High School Drum Line, first; Boys and Girls Club of Youngstown, second.

Best marching unit: Irish Sons of the Confederacy, first; 19th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, second.

Best novelty unit: Beaver Creek Horseman, first; Lucky Llamas 4-H Club, second.

Best color guard: Tri State Detachment 494, first; Mahoning County Sheriff’s Department, second.

Best themed float: Youngstown Police Athletic League, first; Bark Mobile Pet Vet, second.

Best Irish theme: Lucky Charms float.

Best of parade: Theresa Burke School of Irish Dance.

Bill Cleary Award recipient: James P. “Muggsy” McGuinness.

Ockerman Award winner: Bill Leskovec.

2013 Lord Mayor of Kilkenny: Daniel H. Becker.

Source: Robb Kale, parade treasurer

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