The Association of Professional Genealogists recently honored one of our own at their annual Professional Management Conference in Kansas City, Missouri. Peggy Clemens Lauritzen, AG, OGSF, was awarded the Laura G. Prescott Award for Exemplary Service to Professional Genealogy. She was also recently named a Fellow of the Ohio Genealogical Society. Well done, Peggy!
Here the press release where you can learn more about Peggy, who is accredited in the United States Mid-South region.
“APG recognized several members for their achievements and service to APG and the profession at its 2018 Professional Management Conference in Kansas City, Missouri. APG President Billie Fogarty presented the awards at the opening session. The Laura G. Prescott Award for Exemplary Service to Professional Genealogy was presented to Peggy Clemens Lauritzen, AG, OGSF, in recognition of exemplary professionalism and continuing encouragement to other professional genealogists. Peggy, a lifelong genealogist, has been an active teacher and lecturer in the field for many years. Along with her husband, Kerry Lauritzen, she has served as director of their local Family History Center in central Ohio. Miss Peggy, as she is affectionately called, is known among her colleagues for her care and compassion. She is an expert in Ohio, mid-Southern, and Appalachian research and has written several Legacy research guides. She has been a featured writer for Reminisce Magazine and has been an instructor for Ancestry Academy. In 2018, she was elected a fellow of the Ohio Genealogical Society.”