The Texas State Genealogical Society (TxSGS) is proud to host a robust awards program each year, with the winners announced at our annual banquet. This year’s awards banquet was held at our 2016 Family History Conference in Dallas on Saturday, October 29, 2016. Bill Buckner, our TxSGS Awards Chair, oversees the annual awards program and emceed the awards ceremony.
About the Award
Category V of the Writing Awards, the Columnist Award, includes newspaper or magazine columns that have been written or compiled in 2015 or 2016 by an individual.
Thank you to all who participated, and congratulations to the winning entry!
First Place ($100)
“Harlingen Happenings” published weekly in the Valley Morning Star, Harlingen, Texas, by Mary Torres.
Thank you also to our volunteer judges!
Bill Buckner, TxSGS Awards Chair, contributed to this post.
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