An amazing Thank You is extended to my friend Denise Levenick (The Family Curator)… Yesterday, she announced the winner to the 2013 Suzanne Winsor Freeman Memorial Grant. The recipient, Michael Savoca, will receive a $500 cash award and full conference registration to the Southern California Genealogical Society Jamboree in Burbank, California June 7-9.
A history major at Kean University in Union, New Jersey, Michael has been actively researching his family’s roots in Italy, Croatia, Ireland, Germany, and Hungary. His goals include learning more about DNA, archival management and becoming a Certified Genealogist.
To read the entire release:
About the Grant Program: The Suzanne Winsor Freeman Memorial Student Genealogy Grant Program was established in 2011 to help young family historians pursue their genealogy research and educational goals. In recognition of Suzanne Freeman’s enthusiasm for the nationally recognized Jamboree, the award is directed toward a student attending the SCGS Jamboree. Suzanne Winsor Freeman was the mother of genealogy blogger Denise Levenick, http://www.theFamilyCurator.com.