The University of Utah College of Engineering has chosen Clair Coleman and Hal Clyde as the inaugural recipients of the college's Community Service Award.
Coleman and Clyde were recognized at the college's convocation earlier this month and received a plaque. A $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to two engineering students in each of their names.The honor is given to individuals from the community who have, in the judgment of the selection committee, performed extraordinary service to the college.
Coleman received a bachelor's degree in mathematics and a master's degree in mechanical engineering from the U of U. After serving in the Korean War, he joined Mountain Fuel Supply Co.
He later worked as president and chief executive officer of Questar Pipeline.
Since his retirement, Coleman has served as chairman of the college's Industrial Advisory Board.
A U. civil engineering graduate, Clyde is a leader in the general contracting industry throughout the Rocky Mountain area. As a member of the Industrial Advisory Board, he has promoted engineering education statewide.