Mark Cannon, a former Utahn who is director of the Commission of the Bicentennial of the Constritution, was given the American Eagle Award on Thursday by the Invest in America Council.

Betty Southard Murphy, former chairman of the National Labor Relations Board, made the presentation.

Cannon has served in Washington for many years. He was an aide to the late Rep. Henry Aldous Dixon, R-Utah, and Sen. Wallace F. Bennett, R-Utah. For 13 years he was administrative assistant to former U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice Warren Burger.