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2017 Daffodil Parade
2017 Daffodil Parade
Posted on 04/18/2017

By Devin Konsmo

Hundreds of students from the Puyallup School District participated in the 84th Annual Daffodil Festival Grand Floral Parade on Saturday April 8.

Despite the wind and rain students marched in this annual parade. The parade made several stops throughout the day including Tacoma, Sumner, Puyallup and Orting. 

On the Royal Daffodil Court Float 23 Daffodil Princesses waived to thousands of community members lining the parade routes. Representing the Puyallup School District were:

Princess Jane McDonald from Emerald Ridge High School

Princess Macy Nuber from Puyallup High School

Princess Meghan LaLiberte from Rogers High School

Junior high and high school bands joined with more than 100 other parade entries including marching bands, pirates, dignitaries, clowns, equestrian units, as well as floats decorated with thousands of fresh-cut daffodils. Representing the Puyallup School District were:

Puyallup High School Cheer Team

Puyallup High School Marching Band

Puyallup High School Dance Team

Aylen Junior High Band

Edgemont Junior High Band

Kalles Junior High Band

Emerald Ridge High School Cheer Team

Emerald Ridge High School Band

Glacier View Junior High and Ferrrucci Junior High

Rogers High School Cheer Team

Rogers High School Band

Rogers High School Dance Team

Rogers High School JROTC

Stahl Junior High Band

Ballou Junior High Band

The Daffodil Parade is held each year on the Saturday before the start of the Washington State Spring Fair in Puyallup. The Puyallup School District will host the 4th annual Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Showcase this year on April 22 and 23. The 12th annual Honoring Cultures Diversity Celebration will also be April 22.

For more information about this year’s Honoring Cultures Celebration and STEM Showcase, please visit: Students showcase Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM)