Trumbull teens named Mr. and Miss Shamrock

The Greater Bridgeport St. Patrick's Day Parade Committee has chosen its Mr. and Miss Shamrock for this year’s parade to be held on Friday, March 15. Both Mr. and Miss Shamrock are Trumbull residents. Mr. Shamrock Liam Coyle is a senior at Fairfield Prep and Miss Shamrock Erin Puglia is a senior at Trumbull High School.

Liam plays football and lacrosse at Fairfield Prep and serves as president of Prep’s first Irish Cultural Club. He also performs community service at the ABCD Head Start program in Bridgeport.

Erin is a Trumbull Board of Education student representative, and is a member of the We the People team, Key Club, French Club and Red Cross Club. She also serves as a Bible Camp Counselor, St. Theresa's Church Catechist Aide and St. Vincent's Hospital Aide.

This year’s parade activities will begin with mass at St. Augustine's Cathedral at 8 a.m. followed by the Flag Raising at Bridgeport City Hall at 9:15. Breakfast will follow at the Holiday Inn at 10 a.m. The parade will kick off at noon from Harbor Yard followed by lunch at the Holiday Inn at 1:30 p.m. Among the many bands performing will be the Trumbull High School Golden Eagle Marching Band.

Tickets are available for breakfast at $20 each and lunch for $25 each, by calling Nancy at 203-268-9657. The deadline for tickets is March 11.