It's always rewarding, and especially encouraging, to receive recognition for one's efforts. Our special thanks go to each for their awards and kind thoughts.

On this page are the first twenty awards presented to the Howell Research Center. To return to our current page of awards, please click here.


 Our twentieth award!

"I just came from your homepage and I'm proud to say you've earned my Genealogy award! Nice work!
"Enjoy your award and show it with pride. You've earned it!" LadyJ [31Jan02]

 Our eighteenth & nineteenth awards!

"Congratulations! Your site has won Sealights' Award of Excellence AND Best in Design. This is a wonderful genealogy site!" Rose Brown [31Jan02]

 Our seventeenth award!

"Congratulations! Upon review of your site, the Howell Research Room, you scored a 93, which entitles you to the Gold Award!
"Again, congratulations on a job well-done!" Lucadra [28Jan02]

 Our sixteenth award!

"For your hard work and dedication to sharing genealogy on the internet we are pleased to award you with the "Kinfolks Award."
"Your love for what you do shows in your wonderful website." Tracy Putnam [23Jan02]

Our fifteenth award!

"Your site has been successfully nominated for Leith Hutton's Genealogy Homepage Award of Excellence. It met all the criteria taken into account when giving the award.
"I enjoyed visiting your site; you have clearly put a substantial amount of time and effort into providing such a fantastic resource for those with a research interest in the Howell surname and this is evident in the range of information you have available. The layout of the site is superb!" Leith Hutton [23Jan2002]

Our fourteenth award!

"Wonderful layout, easy navigation, interesting and informative content. I've enjoyed browsing the pages. We'd be proud to have our humble award displayed on your site." Eddie Stoddard [22Jan2002]

Our thirteenth award!

"Congratulations you won the Top Site Award. This award is given to outstanding Web Pages and recognizes the hard work that was put into the development of your web site. Your score was as a 90 out of 100. A panel decided the final results.
"Thanks for helping make the Web a more interesting, fun and attractive place to visit. My compliments on a job well done!" Kristi [20Jan2002]

Our twelfth award!

"Congratulations! I enjoyed your site very much..." Marion [19Jan2002]

Our eleventh award!

"I have had a long and very pleasurable look at your site. Your site shows that you have put a lot of hard work not only into your genealogy but also into designing your web site.
"The Sawpit Gully award is not an easy award to win as you must demonstrate an ability for, and hard work in, both genealogy and web site design. You have excelled in all the criteria needed to win our award. Congratulations on such a fine effort. Best wishes." Allan Saw, Australia [19Jan2002]

Our tenth award!

"Congratulations!! I have reviewed your web site and find it complies with the criteria required for the presentation of the Genealogical Research Award. You have obviously put a lot of time and effort into your web page." Doug McLean, Australia [19Jan2002]

Our ninth award!

"Congratulations! Because your genealogy site shows the love and hard work you have put into searching your history, and helping others with theirs, we are pleased to award you our Journey of the Heart Award. Again, congratulations! You have done a wonderful job." Leslie [18Jan2002]

Our eighth award!

"I had a chance to view your site and enjoyed it. Attached is an award I made for you. Great job!
"You really do have a nice site. I like history and every day we live we create history. Kinda cool isn't it? I will visit time to time, keep in touch and keep up the great work. Very well done site you have. Should be proud.
"Thought for the day: "Originality and a feeling of one's own dignity are achieved only through work and struggle." Joseph P. Gallagher, Joseph Historical Titanic Site [15Jan2002]

NOTE: This is a thumbnail version of the award. To see the original award, please click here.

Our seventh award!

"Congratulations! (Howell Research Center) is one of the best Global genealogy sites on the worldwide Web. One of the reasons we like it, is simply because it is well laid and easy to read. We appreciate people like you who go out of their way to make genealogy informative, yet a whole lot of "fun." Please accept our global genealogy award for all the work accomplished on this outstanding site." Rick [13Jan2002]

Our sixth award!

Please accept the attached Genealogy Excellence Award from They Live Again for the dual effort of researching genealogy AND putting together a web site to share information with your visitors. Richard Fox [13Jan2002]

Our fifth award!

"I am pleased to be able to list [your site] on the award winners page as well as the Howell surname index page. I would welcome and Howell additions or corrections anyone in your forum might be willing to share with me in my attempt to improve my Howell file." Mac [13Jan2002]

Our fourth award!

"I had a lovely to visit your site. I think you've done an amazing job, the content is wonderful and the site itself is presented very elegantly. I'm very proud to give you my award, I hope you enjoy it. Best wishes & good luck in all of your genealogy endeavors!!" Michele Sumpter-White [13Jan2002]

Our third award!

"Congratulations! What an excellent genealogy site you have. It didn't take me long to decide that you deserve a pat on the back for all your hard work in genealogy. There is lots of information, it's very easy to navigate and I can see that you put a lot of time and effort into your site. I am very pleased to award you with my Excellence in Genealogy Award." Roxanne Moos [12Jan2002]

Our second award!

"We applaud your site's ease of navigation, and unique content. It is with great pleasure that we give you the Genealogy Award." Lynne Miller [12Jan2002]

Our first award!

"A treasure for any who are researching the Howell surname! Although only online for a few short months, you have made great strides towards creating a truly spectacular and informative site! I can only imagine what you will accomplish in the next few years!" Connie Spindel [21Aug2001]

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