The US based National Genealogical Society (NGS) invites individuals, societies, and organizations to participate in its 2022 Awards and Competitions program. The deadline for submission of nominations is 15 December Award recipients will be honored at the NGS 2022 Family History Conference in Sacramento, California, 24-28 May 2022.

The NGS Awards program recognizes scholarship, service, excellence, and achievement in the fields of genealogy, history, and biography by presenting awards to individuals, societies, and organizations. The Society’s competitions challenge individuals and societies.

“The NGS 2022 Awards and Competitions season is a perfect opportunity for individuals and organizations to enter a society’s newsletter in our newsletter competition or submit an archive or library’s promotional initiative for our Genealogical Tourism Award,” said NGS President Kathryn Doyle. “It also is a wonderful chance to nominate a member for a scholarship or service award and to encourage teens to participate in our Rubincam Youth Writing Competition.”

Doyle continued noting, “This year NGS welcomes a new Awards Committee Chair, Judy Nimer Muhn. Judy brings to her position a long career as a professional genealogist and international speaker. She specializes in French Canadian, Acadian, Native American, and Michigan research and is the president of the Oakland County Genealogical Society and vice president of the Michigan Genealogical Council.”

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