Tuesday, 1 March 2011

Student crowned Chicago's 2011 St. Patricks Day Queen - News

"Sarah Gorecki's last name may be Polish, but for this year's St. Patrick's Day Parade, the DePaul student is letting her Irish side shine.

On Feb. 20, Gorecki, 21, was chosen from more than 100 candidates to be Chicago's 'St. Patrick's Day Queen' for 2011.

The contest, sponsored by the Chicago Journeymen Plumbers Local 130, is part of the larger St. Patrick's Day festivities; a series of events celebrating Irish heritage in Chicago and culminating in the city's famous St. Patrick's Day Parade, which will be held this year on March 12.

According to the parade committee website, contestants must be unmarried women between the ages of 17 and 27 and, of course, must be of Irish descent. The women, who are only known by their first names to the judges, are judged for their 'grace, sincerity, beauty, poise, personality and wit' before the final five are chosen to be the queen and court."

1 comment:

Jackie said...

Some Guinness was spilled on the bar-room floor
When the pub was shut for the night.
An out of his hole crept a wee brown mouse
And stood in the pale moonlight.
He lapped up the frothy brew from the floor
And back on his haunches he sat –
And all night long you could hear him roar –
“Bring on that god dam cat!”

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