Makayla Lashay Davis

Makayla is the granddaughter of Carolyn Dean of Moshiem. She graduated West Greene High School with a 4.0 GPA. At West Greene, she served as an officer in FCCLA and president of the Blue and Gold Club. She is a member of the National Honor Society, National English Honor Society, Tennessee Tomorrow, and Future Business Leaders of America. She was a cheerleader; and a student athlete, playing both soccer and tennis.

She is attending East Tennessee State University. Her major is nutrition.

    The Niswonger Foundation was established in 2001 to make a positive and sustainable difference in education in Northeast Tennessee. This dream was envisioned by Scott M. Niswonger, who founded Landair Transport, Inc. and Forward Air Corporation. These companies were the first two Greeneville-based companies to be taken public in the history of Greene County, Tennessee. Jointly, the companies have combined annual revenue of over one-billion-dollars and employ more than 5000 people.


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    P.O. Box 1508
    Greeneville, TN 37744


    (423) 820-8181


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