LAREDO- The International Bank of Commerce Youth Parade Under the Stars is a tremendous success.
Children of all ages participated in the parade. There were over 130 entries of floats, costumes, dance teams from local schools, and so much more.
Miss Texas USA 2014 Lauren Guzman led the parade, which serves as a prelude to the Anheuser-Busch Washington's Birthday Parade.
There were many awards issued throughout the night. The winners are listed below:
BEST DANCE SQUAD:
Barbara Fasken Elementary School Dragonettes (Elementary)
Trautmann Middle School Lassos (Middle School)
BEST CHEERLEADING UNIT:
Barbara Fasken Elementary School Dragon Cheerleaders (Elementary)
Trautmann Middle School Cheerleaders (Middle School)
BEST MILITARY UNIT:
Laredo Police Department
BEST SCHOOL BAND:
Trautmann Middle School Band (Middle School)
BEST SCHOOL FLOAT:
Best Lil' Schoolhouse (Early Childhood)
F.D. Roosevelt Elementary School (Elementary)
Antonio Gonzalez Middle School (Middle School)
Martin High School Student Council (High School)
WBCA SPECIAL MERIT AWARD:
United Day School
GRAND MARSHAL AWARD:
International Bank of Commerce
Memorial Middle School Band
Best Lil' Schoolhouse
Colegio Americano Anahuac de Monterrey
IBC YOUTH PARADE UNDER THE STARS PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD:
Trautmann Middle School Band
The International Bank of Commerce Youth Parade Under the Stars took place on Thursday, February 20th. The parade started on Garden Street and moved south on San Bernardo Avenue finishing at St. Peter's Plaza.
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