HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC (WTOC) - This year’s Hilton Head Island - St. Patrick’s Day Parade Grand Marshal has been announced.
The committee has selected David Lauderdale.
Lauderdale is the Senior Editor and Columnist for the Island Packet and Beaufort Gazette. He was presented with with his Grand Marshal Sash during a presentation ceremony on Wednesday.
“Well as someone who has spent their entire life’s work here on Hilton Head Island and raised two children here, my wife taught school in the middle school for many years and has therefore touched thousands of lives, it’s home. It’s home to me, and to be asked to do this for your hometown parade, this will be unremarkable,” Lauderdale said.
This year’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Hilton Head Island will be held Sunday, March 17.