Kansas Council of Genealogical Societies
PO Box 3858
Topeka, KS 66604-6858
Each year KCGS recognizes those among their membership and acquaintance who have made a special effort within the genealogical community. These awards are presented during the banquet held in conjunction with the Annual Conference. Nominations for these awards are due by April 15th each year.
1998-1999 Award Winners
1999-2000 Award Winners
2000-2001 Award Winners
2001-2002 Award Winners
2002-2003 Award Winners
2003-2004 Award Winners
2004-2005 Award Winners
2005-2006 Award Winners
2006-2007 Award Winners
2007-2008 Award Winners
2008-2009 Award Winners
1). An Award of Excellence shall be given in each category.
2). All Publications from member societies sent to the Kansas Council of Genealogical Societies will be collected by the Kansas Review Editor and submitted to the judges for consideration. No nominations will be needed for this category.
3). Three copies of the nomination and supporting materials for the Individual Awards and Individual Historian Awards must be submitted to the judges. The reason why an individual should win this award is to consist of no more than 150 words.
4). Nominations for the Individual Award and Individual Historian Award must be in the hands of the awards committee no later than April 15 of each year.
5). The Awards Committee will have the final decision as to the winners.
6). Awards will be presented at the annual conference of the KCGS.
7). One member of each winning society - or an individual winner - will be the guest of the Kansas Council of Genealogical Societies at the annual presentation banquet.
Explanation of the Award Categories:
This must be a regular publication consisting of at least two pages and circulated to each member of the society. It should have only a paper "cover."
This should be a regular publication consisting of 12 or more pages with a "cover." It should be mailed to each member of the society.
This award is given to an individual who has served his or her local society and/or the Kansas Council through sharing time, talents, and dedication to genealogy over a period of time. The winner must have been nominated by a member of the society to which he or she belongs and the nomination signed by the executive board of said society.
Individual Historian Award
This award is given to an individual who has researched and published the history of a person, community, institution or historic event relevant to a particular geographical area. Preference will be given to works dealing with Kansas or Kansans. If a bound book, only one copy needs to be presented for judging.
Harriet Hoffman Award
This award is given only to those who have gone beyond their call of duties and responsibilities in service to the Kansas Council of Genealogical Societies. Two members of the Kansas Council Board of Directors must sign the nomination.
(must be received before April 15 of each year) for any of the KCGS awards to:
KANSAS COUNCIL OF GENEALOGICAL SOCIETIES AWARDS
P.O. Box 3858
Topeka, KS 66604-6858
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