Marshall County REMC Linemen Participate in the Indiana Electric Cooperative Lineman Rodeo

Posted on Oct 11 2023 in Marshall County REMC
Kenny Eggleston
Journeyman Lineman Kenny Eggleston competes in the A5 Transfer event during the Lineman Rodeo.

A team of linemen from Marshall County REMC competed at the Indiana Electric Cooperative Lineman Rodeo, held Aug. 24-25 in Danville. The two-day event showcased the skills and safety training of electric cooperative lineworkers.

Marshall County REMC sent three linemen to the state competition. The linemen competed in events that test skills such as pole climbing, hurt man rescue and safely changing electric line hardware. A total of 28 teams and 102 individuals from 24 Indiana electric cooperatives competed in this year’s event.

The following linemen represented Marshall County REMC at the rodeo:

  • Zach Booker, journeyman lineman
  • Kenny Eggleston, journeyman lineman
  • Chris Lawler, journeyman lineman

“We’re proud of the Marshall County REMC linemen who competed in this year’s rodeo,” said Dave Lewallen, CEO. “Marshall County REMC linemen have a lot of pride in the work they do, and they demonstrated their skills and dedication to their craft.”

The Indiana Electric Cooperative Lineman Rodeo recognizes and rewards excellence in safety, skill and knowledge in the lineworker field. Official results from the 2023 Indiana Electric Cooperative Lineman Rodeo are posted at

Marshall County Lineman Rodeo participants
From left: Marshall County REMC Journeyman Linemen Chris Lawler, Kenny Eggleston and Zach Booker pose for a photo at the 2023 Indiana Electric Cooperative Lineman Rodeo.