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Saturday, July 2, 2016

Winner of the Jimmy B. Parker Scholarship for SLIG 2017 Announced

The Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy is pleased to announce Paula Furick as the winner of the Jimmy B. Parker Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy scholarship for 2017. The competition was strong and many candidates submitted worthy applications. The committee determined that Ms. Furick's application exemplified the culture of giving back to the community as demonstrated by Jimmy B.Parker.

Ms. Furick actively volunteers for a wide range of organizations engaged in advancing genealogical research. Her volunteer work includes providing services at several societies as well as a local library supporting their educational programs and assisting members with their genealogical research.

Ms. Furick will be attending the course entitled “Advanced Genealogical Methods.” She plans to use the knowledge she gains to continue her volunteer work and expand her teaching skills in the genealogical community.

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