NGC staff members were recognized for their exceptional accomplishments and awarded honors during the ANA's World’s Fair of Money in Chicago.
The Numismatic Literary Guild presented the following awards to NGC staff members at the ANA's 2011 flagship convention:
Scott Schechter, Vice President
Extraordinary Merit for co-authorship of The 100 Greatest U. S. Modern Coins.
David W. Lange, Research Director
Extraordinary Merit for A Guide Book of Modern United States Proof Sets, and
Best Website Article America's Coinage Abroad in the NGC eNewsletter.
Josh Illingworth, Ancients Grader
Best New Writer.
Max Spiegel, Numismatic Researcher
Elected to membership in the Rittenhouse Society, a by-invitation-only organization for numismatic researchers.
NGC Chairman Mark Salzberg comments, "Thanks to Scott, Dave, Max and Josh for your dedication and commitment to the Numismatic community, you are truly an asset to our team."