Below is an excerpt from a Dec. 26, 2013, (Knoxville, Iowa) Journal-Express article:
For 2003 Twin Cedars High School (TCHS) alumnus Tyler Christian, coming back to Marion County to serve his hometown has worked out well.
Christian officially became the Marion County Engineer on Dec. 23. He took over for Roger Schletzbaum, who retired from the position.
Born in Oskaloosa, Christian grew up in Tracy. After graduating from TCHS, he went on to Iowa State University to earn a Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering. He spent one year, while at (Iowa State), working for the Engineering Services Bureau of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources. Christian left with his degree in 2008.