November 27, 2009
Another honor for Captain Sullenberger. He was named Grand Marshal of the 121st Rose Parade – the theme: “A Cut Above the Rest”. He will sit in the head float for the parade, which begins at 8 am on Jan 1st and will televised locally on KTLA.
Later, he will flip the coin to start the 96th Rose Bowl Game, which will be televised on ABC starting at 3:30 pm CST.
(Courtesy: Pasadena Tournament of Roses Association)
Wonder if he asked for a yellow rose…of Texas.
It has long been a family tradition to watch the Rose Parade.
2009 Cloris Leachman
2008 Emeril Lagasse
2007 George Lucas
2006 Sandra Day O’Connor
2005 Mickey Mouse
The 92nd Rose Queen is Natalie Anne Innocenzi (16).