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Niswonger Foundation’s Federal Grant Set To Impact Region’s Literacy Development

Students in grades six through eight, across 14 Northeast Tennessee school systems, are beginning to experience the benefits of the Niswonger Foundation’s Rural LIFE program after a year of strategic planning and implementation. Rural LIFE (Literacy Initiative Focused on Effectiveness) is designed to improve literacy for middle school students in eighteen Northeast Tennessee school systems. […]

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Greeneville Native Appointed to State Board of Education

Article as it appeared in The Greeneville Sun’s Education Section on Wednesday, June 27, 2018 Nicholas Darnell, a native of Greeneville, has been appointed to the Tennessee State Board of Education. Darnell, an eighth grade American history and government teacher in Hamblen County, will represent the First Congressional District on the board, according to a news release […]

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Niswonger Foundation 2018 Code And Technology Camps

First Year Code & Tech Camps 9:00 am – 3:00 pm First Year Code & Tech Camps are 5-day code & technology camps for students who have little or no exposure to computers or technology. (High School, Rising 9-12 grade) -June 18th – 22nd (ETSU) -June 11th – 15th (Kingsport Higher Ed Center) -July 9th – 13th (Hancock County High School) -July […]

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Niswonger Foundation 2018 School Success Symposium

2018 School Success Symposium Tuesday, June 19, 2018 7:30 to 3:30 Greeneville High School and Niswonger Performing Arts Center Greeneville, Tennessee We hope you will join us for  the 2018 School Success Symposium We are excited to welcome our featured speakers: Liz Murray Inspirational Speaker and Best Selling Author, Breaking Night: A Memoir of Forgiveness, […]

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2018 School Success Symposium

Save the Date! Thirteenth Annual Niswonger Foundation School Success Symposium Tuesday, June 19, 2018   ~   8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Niswonger Performing Arts Center And Greeneville High School Featured Speakers Liz Murray Inspirational Speaker and Best Selling Author Breaking Night: A Memoir of Forgiveness Survival and My Journey from Homeless to Harvard Cicely Woodard 2018 Tennessee […]

    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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