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Scholars Learn A History Lesson

Thirty-one college students who are Niswonger Scholars did maintenance at the Old Harmony Cemetery on Wednesday.  Projects included cleaning headstones, and, as shown here, raising and leveling them. Their Day’s Work Is A Big Help With Cemetery Project. BY TOM YANCEY GREENEVILLE SUN STAFF WRITER Thirty-one Niswonger Scholars spent most of a very hot Wednesday […]

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Niswonger Scholar Updates For May, 2010

Emily Hollingsworth – Emily, a senior at Belmont University, along with the Belmont SIFE team attended the SIFE National Exposition in Minneapolis earlier this month. Emily serves as Vice President of Belmont SIFE, and she was asked to fill in for one of their 6 presenters at the last minute. She had to memorize her lines […]

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Building A Strong Work Force

By Jeff Keeling Press Business Editor [email protected] MOUNTAIN CITY – In a heavily wooded subdivision a half-mile off North Church Street, a large construction crew is making quick progress on a three-bedroom home. Masonry workers mix mortar in a drum and carefully apply brick to the exterior. Inside, with the house under roof and framed, […]

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Niswonger Foundation 2010 School Success Symposium

JUNE 15, 2010 NISWONGER PERFORMING ARTS CENTER GREENEVILLE, TENNESSEE The Niswonger Foundation’s School Success Symposium is designed to showcase some of the most successful educational accomplishments in East Tennessee and to allow educators the opportunity to participate in quality professional development activities. The 2010 School Success Symposium will not only continue to highlight these accomplishments […]

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Niswonger Scholar Updates For March, 2010

Patrick Brown, on drums at left in the above photo, was excited to perform in his hometown of Greeneville when the Purdue Varsity Glee Club presented a stunning concert on Friday, March 12th.  The Niswonger Performing Arts Center was filled to near capacity, and the expectations of the audience were far exceeded. Congratulations to The Purdue Varsity […]

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Purdue’s Glee Club Thrills NPAC Crowd

The Purdue Varsity Glee Club, including Greenevillian and Niswonger Scholar Patrick Brown on the drums, at left, presented a stunning concert of eclectic music Friday evening at the Niswonger Performing Arts Center. The group played to a near-capacity crowd. The highlight of the evening for many in the audience came during the segment by “Ba-Na-Na,” […]

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Niswonger Scholars Updates For February

WE CELEBRATE OUR 2010 GRADUATES Thomas Cully, Indiana Wesleyan University Meredith Wachs, College of William & Mary Lucas Deloach, Vanderbilt University Adriana Penalba, Georgetown University Chelsea Goodson, University of Tennessee-Knoxville Patrick Brown, Purdue University Trey Reliford, Sewanee University (Not pictured) Rian Rainey, Ohio State University Todd Skelton, University of Tennessee-Knoxville Jessica Verran-Lingard, Vanderbilt University Trenton […]

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Niswonger Scholar Updates For January 2010

Todd Skelton, Senior, University of Tennessee-Knoxville Todd Skelton has been selected as part of the University of Tennessee contingent to attend the Posters at the Capitol event in February.  Select students from universities across the state will be there to present their research and interact with legislators.   Trey Reliford, Senior, Sewanee University Trey Reliford […]

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Niswonger Scholars Meet for Winter Leadership Training

Niswonger Scholars Meet for Winter Leadership Training Greeneville, Tennessee, January 7, 2010: The Niswonger Foundation conducted its annual Winter Leadership Training for their Niswonger Scholars on December 28-29, 2009 at the General Morgan Inn in Greeneville. The theme for this year’s training was “Becoming a First-Time Manager.” Among those making presentations at this year’s training […]

    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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