Krewe of Tucks founded by Loyola students

Photo provided by Mikel Pak -- Loyola at Tucks -- The Krewe of Tucks was started by two Loyola students in 1969. In the intervening years, the parade has gone from a band of beat up pickup trucks pulling boats to a New Orleans Carnival institution. This year, Loyola University debuted its first float during the Tucks parade Feb. 9, celebrating the university’s 100th birthday. Numerous alumni rode the float to celebrate the tradition and the anniversary. Loyola University New Orleans float riders Terri Bollinger-Foster, MBA ’11; Loyola assistant professor of mathematics Jeremy Thibodeaux; and Doug Bready toss Loyola Centennial throws to the crowd.
Photo provided by Mikel Pak -- Loyola at Tucks -- The Krewe of Tucks was started by two Loyola students in 1969. In the intervening years, the parade has gone from a band of beat up pickup trucks pulling boats to a New Orleans Carnival institution. This year, Loyola University debuted its first float during the Tucks parade Feb. 9, celebrating the university’s 100th birthday. Numerous alumni rode the float to celebrate the tradition and the anniversary. Loyola University New Orleans float riders Terri Bollinger-Foster, MBA ’11; Loyola assistant professor of mathematics Jeremy Thibodeaux; and Doug Bready toss Loyola Centennial throws to the crowd.

The Krewe of Tucks was started by two Loyola students in 1969. In the intervening years, the parade has gone from a rag-tag band of beat up pick-up trucks pulling boats to a New Orleans Carnival institution.

This year, Loyola University debuted its first-ever float during the Tucks parade Feb. 9, celebrating the university’s 100th birthday. Numerous alumni rode the float to celebrate the tradition and the anniversary.