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St. Patrick’s Day might seem a long way away, but applications are already being accepted for Holyoke’s Grand Colleen contest.

This year the pageant will take place on January 7, 207 at 7:00 pm at Holyoke High School.

The deadline to apply for the Grand Colleen contest is December 23, 2016. To apply, contestants must be:

  • Female
  • Never been married or had a child
  • No less than 17 by March 17 next year and a senior in high school or no more than 22 years old by March 17 next year
  • A resident of Holyoke or South Hadley with a permanent address in either community
  • Able to claim Irish ancestry

Immediate family members of the Grand Colleen Pageant Committee are ineligible.

For more information, contact Kathy Dulchinos, colleen coordinator at (413) 591-4945.


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