Grand Marshal Susan Reid, sister of Jerrie Mock

Geraldine “Jerrie” Fredritz Mock (November 22, 1925 – September 30, 2014) was an American pilot and the first woman to fly solo around the world. She flew a single engine Cessna 180 (registered N1538C) christened the Spirit of Columbus and nicknamed “Charlie.” The trip began March 19, 1964, in Columbus, Ohio, and ended April 17, 1964, in Columbus, Ohio. (excerpt from Jerrie Mock’s Wikipedia page)


  • Theme: Honoring Jerrie Mock (Wikipedia)
  • Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
    2017 Ribbon Cutting

    Grand Marshal Susan Reid, Mayor Andrew Ginther, and NCC President Emmanuel Remy

  • Grand Marshal Award: Morse Maize Tri-Area Civic Association
    2017 Grand Marshal Award

    Morse Maize Tri-Area Civic Association Float

  • NCC President Award: Forest Park Civic Association
    2017 NCC President Award

    Morse Maize Tri-Area Civic Association Float

  • Grand Marshal Susan Reid was accompanied by Nancy Roe Pimm, author of Flying Solo – The Jerrie Mock Story.
    2017 Grand Marshal

    Nancy Roe Pimm on the left and Susan Reid on the right

  • Chair: Anna L. Winders
  • Photos by Dave Paul are available here.