26 April 2012
GENEii Writing Contest Winners Announced
Winners of the two categories will be recognized on Thursday, June 7, during the Family History Writers Conference luncheon in Burbank, California, which will be held in conjunction with the Southern California Genealogy Jamboree.
Family history or local history articles of 1,000-2,000 words in length, published or unpublished.
Awards: 1st Place, $200; 2nd Place, $100; 3rd Place, $50.
1st Place - Douglas Fricke: Halfway Round the World
2nd Place - Emily Pritchard Cary: Crossing the Borders
3rd Place - Willie Wilburn Walker: The Blue Moon Cafe' & A Walk in the Southern Mountains
Finalist - Judy R. Cook: Aunt Pearl, We Did It
Finalist - Diane Altona: What Made Jacob Tick & Who is Elizabeth Douglas?
Honorable Mention - Lynda Wilson Barlow: Mrs. Butterfield's Canteloupe Patch
Honorable Mention - Nancy Walters Lauer: Ella's Letter
Family history or local history articles of 1,000 words or less, published or unpublished. Awards: 1st Place, $100; 2nd Place, $50; 3rd Place, $25.
First Place - Raymonde Motil: New Year's Day 1919 & The Funeral
Second Place - Pauline Abbott: The Parting of the Ways & Divine Interventions
Third Place - Denise Spurlock: The Watchmaker
Finalist - Tara McClellan McAndrew: Civil War Soldiers' Christmases
Honorable Mention - Mary E. Nelson: The Telephone
Congratulations to everyone who participated in the 13th Annual GENEii Family History Writers Contest.