2016 TxSGS Awards: Partner Society Newsletters

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 VI of the Writing Awards, Official Periodicals of Partner Societies, in the sub-group of newsletters. These entries must have been published on a regular basis during 2015 or 2016.

Award Recipients

Thank you to all who participated, and congratulations to the following winners!

First Place ($100)

South Plains Roots, by the South Plains Genealogical Society.

2016 Newsletter Winner South Plains Roots

Second Place ($50)

The Austin Genealogical Society newsletter.

2016 Winner Austin Genealogical Society newsletter

Third Place ($30)

The San Angelo Genealogical and Historical Society newsletter.

2016 Winner San Angelo Genealogical and Historical Society Newsletter

Thank you also to our volunteer judges!

Bill Buckner, TxSGS Awards Chair, contributed to this post.

Colleen Greene

Colleen (Robledo) Greene is a librarian, web developer, and educator, who has been researching her family history for 20 years. Colleen served as the 2016-2017 Director of Communications for TxSGS, from her home in Southern California. She blogs about her professional work and interests at www.colleengreene.com and shares her own family history research at www.cjroots.com.

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