The Knox St. Patrick’s Parade committee awarded their first annual, “John and Pat McLaughlin Irish Spirit Scholarship”, with excitement today. The scholarship was awarded to 2020 high school graduate, Catherine Gleason. The scholarship is named for the late Mr. and Mrs. John and Pat McLauglin, the original parade organizers in the 1980’s. Mrs. Sue McLaughlin Greer, the oldest of the McLaughlin children, was on hand to help present the scholarship.
Please watch the video (below) to hear the history of the McLaughlin’s and how the family chose this years recipient in their parents honor.