To Whom It May Concern:

Do you know a female who would be interested in a chance to be the 2019 Miss St. Patrick of Burlington County and hold a place of honor in the 2019 St. Patrick’s Day Parade? If so, please let us know!

We are currently in the process of accepting applications to become this year’s Miss St. Patrick. The chosen recipient will be crowned by this year’s Parade Grand Marshal, at the Grand Marshal Dinner in February 2019. On Saturday, March 2, 2019, she will ride at the front of the Burlington Co St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Mt Holly, New Jersey. Additionally, the winner will receive a scholarship award in the amount of $500.      

Interested applicants should be between the ages of 15 & 23 and meet one of the following requirements:

        🍀Be a resident of Burlington County, New Jersey and, or

        🍀Attend school in Burlington County and, or

        🍀Have relatives or a sponsor who belongs to an local Irish organization or belong to one themselves (AOH, parade committee, Irish Dance Group, Emerald Society, etc)

To enter the competition, applicant must:

        🍀Submit a completed application (enclosed and also available online at www.mounthollyparade.com)

        🍀Submit a 1-2 page essay explaining what being Irish means to her. (Please stay on topic!!!)

        🍀The Applicant may submit a short bio outlining their school accomplishments, activities & scholarship achievement along with their application.

        🍀The applicant also may submit a letter of recommendation along with the application from a sponsor, member of a local Irish organization, teacher, guidance counselor, etc.  

        🍀Submit entries by  February 15, 2019

Judges will review the entries and announce the next Miss St. Patrick in February. The winner will be required to attend the Grand Marshal Dinner being held at Dooney’ Irish Pub in Delran, NJ and the Parade.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Jim Logue via email at jlogue@mounthollyparde.com or phone: 609-230-9555.

Entries can be mailed or emailed to:

Jim Logue

322 Washington Street Mount Holly, NJ 08060

MISS ST. PATRICK APPLICATION

NAME ______________________________________________________________________

MAILING ADDRESS ___________________________________________________________

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PERMANENT ADDRESS (if different than above)_____________________________________

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PHONE ____________________________________                  DOB ___________________

EMAIL ______________________________________________________________________

NAME OF SCHOOL OR COLLEGE _______________________________________________

SCHOOL ADDRESS ___________________________________________________________

NAME OF SPONSOR OR RELATIVE ______________________________________________

RELATIONSHIP TO RELATIVE __________________________________________________

RELATIVE’S ORGANIZATION ___________________________________________________

IRISH ORGANIZATION MEMBER OF (IF ANY) ______________________________________

DO YOU SPEAK ANY FOREIGN LANGUAGE IF YES WHICH? _________________________

MOTHER’S MAIDEN NAME & NATIONALITY________________________________________

FATHER’S LAST NAME & NATIONALITY __________________________________________

Essays must be included with application and received by February 15, 2019

Community Involvement Information

Please list the organizations and clubs that you are involved in and give a brief description of your involvement in the organization.  (Irish, School, Church, Sports, Community, etc)  You may attach an additional sheet if you wish.  

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Describe your achievements, activities and honors in Sports, Arts, Music, Community Involvement, School or any other field.  You may attach any additional sheet if required.  

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Please list all schools and educational institutions that you have attended as well as the dates you attended and graduated.  

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If I am selected as Miss St. Patrick I agree to attend the Annual Parade dinner as well as the St. Patrick’s Parade.  I also agree to try and attend Parade Committee events during the year when available including the annual Parade Awards celebration.  I state that my application is truthful to the best of my knowledge.  

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Signature                                                         Date

Recommendation Form

Name of Applicant:  ___________________________________________________________

Please indicate how long you have known the above named applicant, whether you consider the applicant worthy of the honor and what your opinion is of the applicant’s ability to carry out the role of Miss St. Patrick. Complete your answers in the space provided or attach your recommendation to this sheet.  Please include your name and title on any attachments.

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Email

322 Washington Street Mount Holly, NJ 08060 🍀 www.mounthollyparade.com 🍀 609-230-9555