Are you a young woman between the ages of 17 and 22, are proud of your Irish ancestry and are looking for a way to celebrate your heritage? Has it been your lifelong dream to ride on the float with the Colleens in the Parade?
Applications are now being accepted online for the 2020 Holyoke Grand Colleen Pageant. Entries must be submitted by Friday, December 27, 2019. The five finalists will be selected on January 4, 2020. These finalists will be honored at The Grand Colleen Coronation Ball, February 15, 2020, where one will be selected as Grand Colleen. The Grand Colleen will receive numerous gifts from local donors, a scholarship and a trip to Ireland for two presented by the St. Patrick’s Committee of Holyoke.
Note: Immediate family members of the Grand Colleen Pageant Subcommittee of The St. Patrick’s Committee of Holyoke are ineligible to apply.