Friday, August 27, 2021

UGA Announces Winner of the Jimmy B. Parker Scholarship

The Utah Genealogical Association is pleased to announce that Emily Alley is the recipient of the Jimmy B. Parker Scholarship Award for SLIG 2022. This scholarship is awarded to the applicant who successfully demonstrates the spirit of service and giving back to the genealogical community as exemplified by Jimmy B. Parker.

Congratulations to Emily! She will be attending SLIG Academy Course 2: You're Invited: Public Speaking from Concept to Delivery.

Emily Alley is a genealogist, author, and lecturer of US, British, and Irish genealogy. She received her BA in Family History for BYU and her MA in English Local History from the University of Leicester (with distinction), researching military widows of the English Civil War. She was the host of the BYU-TV show Questions and Ancestors and has worked for Ancestry, FamilySearch, NEHGS, and Price Genealogy. She currently conducts private client research and teaches the British and Irish online genealogy classes for BYU-Idaho. In addition to family history, she enjoys gardening and travel with her 12-year old son.

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