2022 Recipients



Marjory Marshall is the Operations Director at TutorSmart. In her role, Marshall hired and trained a team of tutors, team leaders, site coordinators and volunteers with the impact of 6 months of academic growth in student’s math and reading ability. There are currently 21 tutoring sites and TutorSmart is on tract to have 49 sites by October 2022.  Her previous roles include Project Coordinator for Lucas County Juvenile Court where she spearheaded an initiative improve educational outcomes of youth in foster care, the Assistant Principal at The Academy of Educational Excellence where she created a culture that encouraged academic rigor and equitable education for all students.

Marshall’s community leadership is centered on diversity and inclusion work. At the University of Toledo, she served as a Graduate Assistant in the Office of Multicultural Student Success and was appointed to the University’s Retention Research Committee.  She has served as a Congressional intern, youth advocate, adoption recruiter and motivational speaker. She initiated and financially supported “Rebuilding Community Day,” a free event offering food, clothing, and information on community resources in the parking lot of Seaway Marketplace. Due to its success, Seaway has made this an annual event. She is currently focusing her time to advocate for foster care reform both locally and nationally.

Marshall earned a Bachelor of Arts in Women and Gender Studies, a Master’s in Public Administration, and a Doctorate in Education at the University of Toledo.

Marjory Marshall