The Awards Committee offers the following guidelines for publications, websites, and individuals worthy of consideration for nomination for the annual NCGS Awards:
Comparing one publication with another in its category to consider which is more worthy of an award, NCGS Award judges take into account what is good and what needs improvement in each publication with a number of specific qualities being considered, as appropriate, for periodicals, books, and websites.
Detailed criteria are available in the following document (updated for 2017): NCGS Awards Criteria for Judging.
2017 NCGS Awards – Call for Nominations
Nominations are now being accepted for the 2017 NCGS Awards. Among the most rewarding of NCGS programs, the awards promote continued excellence in North Carolina genealogy and also inspire others to publish abstracts and transcriptions of North Carolina county and state records, cemetery and Bible records, family histories, and society journals and newsletters and to develop informative genealogical websites. The Awards Committee urges you to join the society in recognizing the labors of deserving individuals and societies by submitting a nomination for a 2017 NCGS Award in one of several categories.
The NCGS Awards nominations are open from January until 15 August 2017.
The categories for the 2017 NCGS Awards are as follows:
2015 NCGS Awards Winners
(left to right) Helen F. M. Leary, CG (Emeritus), FASG; Ginger R. Smith; Pam Toms, Awards Chair; Vickie P. Young, NCGS President;
Sharon Gable; Maryann Stockert Tuck; Judi Hinton; and Lisa Gregory
The 2015 NCGS Awards were presented at the NCGS annual meeting during the Fall Workshop on 3 October 2015 at the McKimmon Center in Raleigh. The following societies and individuals were recognized for outstanding published efforts and personal contributions to the North Carolina genealogical community.
2016 NCGS Awards Winners
(front row L-R: Victoria P. Young, NCGS President, Warren Eugene Milteer Jr., and Robert C. Carpenter)
(back row L-R: Ed Pattishall and Laurel Sanders)
The Awards Committee presented its 2016 NCGS Awards during the annual meeting at its Fall Workshop held on 29 October 2016 at the McKimmon Center in Raleigh. The following individuals were recognized for outstanding published efforts and personal contributions to the North Carolina genealogical community.
2014 NCGS Awards Winners
Back Row L-R: Barbara McGeachy, Lawrence W. S. Auld, Jetta Knight, Deborah H. Long, Mike Kalt, David M. McCorkle
Front Row L-R: Pam Toms, John McGeachy, Jean Covington-LaCoss, Paula York, Barbi Bailey-Smith, Patsy Bailey Allard
The 2014 NCGS Awards were presented at the NCGS annual meeting during the Fall Workshop on 15 November 2014 at the Comfort Suites Raleigh Durham Airport/RTP in Durham. The following societies and individuals were recognized for outstanding published efforts and personal contributions to the North Carolina genealogical community.