2016 Award Winners

Best Musical Entry

Senior Division

First Place: CT Alumni Sr. Drum & Bugle Corps
Runner Up: Celtic Cross Pipes & Drums

Junior Division

First Place: Gaelic Highland Pipe Band
Runner Up: Sons of Portugal Band

Best Float

First Place: Cub Scout Pack 270
Runner Up: Newtown Forest Association

Best Non-Musical Float

First Place: REACH Newtown

Best School

First Place: Ashurst Academy of Irish Dance
Runner Up: St. Rose of Lima School

Best Dance Group

First Place: Folklore Group of the Immaculate Heart of Mary
Runner Up: CT Tiare Polynesian Dance Troupe

Best Fire Company

First Place: Newtown Hook & Ladder Company, No. 1
Runner Up: Dodgingtown Volunteer Fire Department

Best New Entry

First Place: Great American Fife & Drum
Runner Up: Won’s Tae Kwon Do Academy

Most Patriotic Entry

Boy Scout Pack 70

Most Fitting Parade Theme

Sandy Hook School

Most Colorful Entry

Fiesta del Norte

Most Crowd Pleasing Rooster Award

NewArts

Legends & Pioneers

This award will be given annually to groups or individuals who have remained longtime
participants/marchers, helping make the parade a special tradition.

Newtown Volunteer Ambulance Corps