A local operating engineers group awarded Saratoga Springs’ Tyler Marshall a $10,000 college scholarship. The 18 year old recently graduated from Utah County Academy of Sciences.
Operating Engineers Local 3, the group that gave the scholarship, represents around 37,000 heavy equipment operators and other workers in construction, public works and law enforcement. Marshall’s father Jonathan is a Local 3 member.
During his high school career, Marshall became a member of the National Honors Society, received his Eagle Scout Award from the Boy Scouts of America and completed enough college credits to earn his Associate’s Degree from Utah Valley University. According to a press release, he became a recipient of the scholarship because of his academic excellence and a “deep understanding” of the Labor Movement and its importance in the lives of workers today.
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