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Luck of the Irish: Transylvania president Seamus Carey named St. Patrick’s Day Grand Marshal

Dr. Seamus Carey, the 26th president of Lexington’s Transylvania University, has been named as the Grand Marshal of the 37th Annual Alltech Lexington St. Patrick’s Day Parade on March 12. The son of Irish immigrants, Carey grew up in Bronx, New York. A well-known educator and author, Carey is an avid athlete, having played Irish football and hurling. He was also a basketball player and was recruited...