Thursday, June 27, 2024

Congratulations to Bonnie Wade Mucia, Winner of the Laura G. Prestcott SLIG Scholarship


The Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy wishes to congratulate Bonnie Wade Mucia, winner of this year's Laura G. Prestcott Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy Scholarship.

Bonnie Wade Mucia is the owner of Keeper of the Past Genealogy, LLC, and a professional genealogist focusing on New England research, particularly during the colonial period. She serves as Director of the Mayflower Families Silver Books Project for the General Society of Mayflower Descendants, concentrating on Mayflower passengers' descendants. An experienced speaker and lecturer, Bonnie is a member of the Genealogical Speakers Guild. She has published articles in respected genealogical journals, including the New England Historic Genealogical Society's Mayflower Descendant,Rhode Island Roots Journal of the Rhode Island Genealogical Society, The Maine GenealogistThe Nova Scotia Genealogist and others. Besides attending several genealogy institutes such as SLIG, IGHR, GRIP, she is an alumna of the GenProof 91, ProGen 34, and a graduate of the Boston University Genealogical Certificate OL23 program. Bonnie is actively pursuing her Accreditation with the International Commission for the Accreditation of Professional Genealogists (ICAPGen), specializing in the New England Region. Originally from Rhode Island, Bonnie lives with her husband, Joseph, in South Carolina.
About the Laura G. Prescott Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy Scholarship
Laura G. Prescott’s bright smile, gracious friendship, and positive attitude, and many contributions as a teacher, writer, researcher, mentor, society leader, APG president, and director of Ancestry Academy made a significant mark on the genealogical community. In recognition of her friendship to all, her professional accomplishments, and her passion for genealogical education, the genealogical community established the Laura G. Prescott SLIG Scholarship.

Thanks to the many people who donated to the fund, the scholarship awards full tuition for one candidate to attend the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy or one of its affiliated programs (SLIG Fall Virtual or SLIG Spring Virtual).

Congratulations, Bonnie!

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