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Niswonger Foundation Sponsors Regional School Concert

KNOXVILLE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA RETURNS TO NPAC ON MARCH 15 On Thursday, March 15, the Niswonger Foundation provided funding for the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra to perform at the Niswonger Performing Arts Center (NPAC) for students throughout the first congressional district of East Tennessee.  This concert marked the ninth year of support for this effort.  Each year, more than 2,000 […]

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Niswonger Scholars Winter Leadership Training

Niswonger Scholars Meet for Winter Leadership Training The Niswonger Foundation conducted its annual Winter Leadership Training for their Niswonger Scholars on December 30-31, 2011 at the General Morgan Inn, in Greeneville. The theme for this year’s training was “Becoming a Social Entrepreneur.” Among those making presentations at this year’s training were Brian Rosecrance, Executive Director, […]

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Niswonger Foundation Selects Five New Scholars

          NISWONGER FOUNDATION PRESS RELEASE Niswonger Foundation 16 Gilland Street P.O. Box 5112 Greeneville, Tennessee 37743 Phone (423) 798.7837 Fax (423) 636.0523 www.niswongerfoundation.org NISWONGER FOUNDATION SELECTS FIVE NEW SCHOLARS The NISWONGER FOUNDATION, formed by businessman and philanthropist Scott M. Niswonger, has selected five high school seniors to join the Niswonger Scholars […]

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Update On I3 Grant From Education Week

Education Week April 5, 2011 ‘i3’ Grant Winners Slowly Building Momentum Eight months into program, recipients gain momentum By Michele McNeil In rural Tennessee, seven college and career counselors are working in 29 high schools to get students on track for life after graduation. In New Orleans, a nonprofit group has hand-picked three charter-management organizations […]

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Southeast Regional Rural Summit

  Save The Date for The Southeast Regional Rural Summit July 19-20 in Nashville, TN Our aim is to bring together rural educators, administrators, policymakers, and other stakeholders for two days of engaging sessions to highlight best practices and influence regional and national policy. The speaker lineup includes Former Sen. Majority Leader Bill Frist; U.S. […]

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Niswonger Foundation Selects Five New Scholars

         The NISWONGER FOUNDATION, formed by businessman and philanthropist Scott M. Niswonger, has selected five high school seniors to join the Niswonger Scholars program. Currently, there are 22 Niswonger Scholars, with the new Scholars bringing the total to 27. The Foundation also has 32 alumni of the program. NISWONGER SCHOLARS are chosen […]

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Niswonger Foundation Receives “Investing In Innovation” Grant

Brad Smith, SCORE Commission, Linda Irwin, Nswonger Foundation Director of School Partnerships, Nikki Niswonger and Scott Niswonger NISWONGER FOUNDATION RECEIVES FEDERAL “INVESTING IN INNOVATION” (i3) GRANT TOTALING MORE THAN EIGHTEEN MILLION DOLLARS Greeneville, Tennessee – Scott M. Niswonger, President and Founder of the Niswonger Foundation has announced that the Foundation has received an “Investing In […]

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Jamie Woodson On Education Reform

Moving Education Reforms from the Drawing Board to Reality By Speaker Pro Tempore Jamie Woodson The coming months and years will be a critical time in Tennessee as we move to implement recently enacted education reforms. Last week, I was honored to be appointed by Governor Bredesen to Chair the First to the Top Advisory […]

    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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