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


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