PORTLAND, Ore. –  Celebrating  the 40th Anniversary of the Portland General Electric/SOLVE  Starlight Parade, the women and men in blue were called out for a special thank you as the bands played and floats displayed. All under the cover of the West Hills shade. Union High School out of Camas, Washington came back from a third place finish in 2015, to capture the Band Sweepstakes Award. Multnomah County Animal Services won the Sweepstakes for Best Illuminated Float. 

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2016 PGE/SOLVE STARLIGHT PARADE AWARDS

– FLOATS –

SWEEPSTAKES AWARD (BEST ILLUMINATION)
Multnomah County Animal Services

THE PORTLANDIA AWARD
Fright Town

BEST COMMUNITY DIVISION
First Place: Oregon Fallon Dafa
Second Place: Mysti Krewe of Nimbus

Third Place: National Association of Letter Carriers, Branch 82

BEST CORPORATE DIVISION
First Place: Care Oregon goMobile Wagon
Second Place: Big Idaho Potato Truck
Third Place: Portland General Electric

 BEST FESTIVAL OR CITY DIVISION
First Place: Daffodil Festival
Second Place: Astoria Regatta Association
Third Place: Capital Lakefair

BEST MARCHING ENTRY
First Place: Last Regiment of Syncopated Drummers
Second Place: Pirates of Portlandia
Third Place: Alaska Airlines “PDX Drillers”

– BANDS –

SWEEPSTAKES
Union High School

IN STATE, OPEN DIVISION
First Place:
Century High School
Second Place:
David Douglas High School
Third Place:
Lake Oswego High School

IN STATE, DIVISION A
First Place:
Milwaukie High School

Second Place: Silverton High School

Third Place: Cleveland High School

OUT OF STATE, OPEN DIVISION
First Place:
Evergreen High School

Second Place: Skyview High School

Third Place: Mountain View High School

OUT OF STATE, DIVISION A
First Place:
Marysville-Pilchuck High School

Second Place: Chief Sealth International High School

2016 STARLIGHT RUN – WINNERS

            MEN

Oscar Bauman                 Vancouver, WA         

Sam Lomax                      Portland, OR              

Ahrlin Bauman                  Vancouver, WA         

Josh Gordon                     Eugene, OR                  

            WOMEN

Revie Gordon                   Eugene, OR  

Deanna O’Neil                  Canby, OR

Abby Knight                      Vancouver. WA

Jennifer Thornburg           Seaside, OR

 

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