The Contest

Selection Complete for 2022!!!   See our winners on the Home page! 

Qualified Applicants must meet all of the following criteria:

  • Be a single woman, of Irish birth or descent, currently residing in the Pittsburgh area;

  • Be between the ages of 17 and 22 years;

  • Exhibit outstanding representation of the Irish Community of Pittsburgh, by demonstrating excellent moral character, ethical ideals, and poise;

  • The winner will actively promote her pride in her Irish heritage and ancestry, and show a dedicated involvement to local civic and charitable organizations.

  • If selected, winner must be prepared to give short interviews to local television, radio, and newspaper outlets upon request, and must be available to participate in various festivities held the week of March 4th  through Parade Day, Saturday March 12th. 

  • Name, Residential Address, Preferred Phone Number, and current E-Mail address

  • Detailed background of Irish Ancestry, including personal or family involvement in the Irish Community

  • Academic Achievements

  • Volunteer Efforts, including organizations and duration of service

  • Extracurricular Activities, such as participation in Academic, Athletic, or other Scholastic Organizations

  • Personal or Professional Accomplishments pertaining to her ability to represent the City of Pittsburgh and its Irish Community

  • Individual Ambitions or Personal Goals

  • Recent Professional/Formal Photograph(s), taken within the past year, at least 3"x5" (may include up to 3 photos


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