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NSGS Genealogist of the Year

Each year the Nebraska State Genealogy Society offers an award to one genealogist or family historian for exceptional and outstanding service to his or her local genealogical society and the genealogy community as a whole. Nominations are sought from all the genealogical societies and organizations in the state. The NSGS board then selects the winner from the nominations received, and a Genealogist of the Year is recognized at the Annual Conference each spring. 
 
2024 Genealogist of the Year
Vicki Wilkinson
 
This year's Genealogist of the Year award goes to Vicki Wilkinson, from Grand Island. She was nominated by the Prairie Pioneer Genealogical Society where she has been an active member for several years. She is also a member of the Betsey Hager Chapter, NSDAR, Colonial Dames, the Historical Society of Ravenna, Hitchcock County Historical Society and currently serves as an Area Representative for NSGS. Her many accomplishments and contributions to these groups include serving in different office positions and on various committees, assisting with volunteer projects and fundraising efforts, genealogy assistance to others and much more. As a Find A Grave volunteer, she has contributed many photos to that website. Her DAR Regent's project was the creation of a book of memorials to departed Daughters from the Betsey Hager Chapter.
 
Vicki is generous with her time and talents and is very worthy of being named Nebraska's "Genealogist of the Year"! 
 
 
 
Past Genealogist of the Year award winners: 
2008 Denny Norvell, Auburn
2009 Kenneth Freeman Moseman
2010 Mary Landkamer, Broken Bow
2011 Ruby Coleman, North Platte
2012 Sue Doak, McCook (SWNGS)
2013 Judi Cook, Lincoln (LLCGS)
2014 Sandra Slater, Holdrege
2015 Phyllis Ericson, Lincoln (LLCGS)
2016 Rosalie McKnight, Broken Bow 
2017 Ruth Briney, Lincoln (LLCGS)
2018 R. J. "Chris" Christensen, Curtis (SWNGS)
2019 Clarabelle "Clair" Mares (Eastern Nebraska Genealogical Society)
2020 Teresa Sullivan, Lincoln (LLCGS)
2022 Shannon Justice, Omaha (GOGS) 
‚Äč2023 Cindy Cochran (LLCGS)