The award winners of the 2012 Mandan Independence Day Parade have been determine by the parade award committee.
Jamie Vetter, chairperson of the awards committee, said that judging took place in four categories:
Most Creative, Most Unusual, Historical and Parade Theme. A traveling trophy called “The Northern” is also awarded to the overall winner.
The following are the category winners:
Historical – United Tribes Technical College.
Most Creative – Butcher Block.
Theme – Independent Beef Association of North Dakota
Most Unusual – North Dakota MUFON.
The recipient of The Northern for Best Overall was Vietnam Vets / Legacy Vets Motorcycle Club and 2nd Brigade Motorcycle Club.
An awards presentation will be held at 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, July 17, at Dykshoorn Park.