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Society seeks nominations for history awards

Apr 21, 2013 - From staff reports

The Wyoming State Historical Society encourages nominations of individuals and organizations that have done outstanding work in preserving and interpreting Wyoming history in 2012.

Nominations should be sent to WSHS awards chairman Lynn House at 2307 12th St., Cody, WY 82414.

The awards are divided into seven main category groups and include Publication Awards, Audio and/or Video Documentary Awards, Fine Arts Award, Youth Awards, Special Awards (such as Outstanding Wyoming Teacher of the Year), Memorial Awards and Preservation Awards. Possible nominees include young historians, maybe someone who has restored old photographs or documents, written books significant to Wyoming history, restored a historic wagon, etc. There are two awards to recognize significant preservation efforts. If you know someone in the community who has made a significant contribution in the field of any of these categories

The awards program opens up many opportunities to recognize the efforts of individuals or organizations in promoting Wyoming's legacy.

A complete list of categories and rules can be downloaded from www.wyshs.org or by contacting the society at 322-3014 or linda@dancewyoming.com.

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