Meredith Wachs Stevans

Meredith is a native of Mountain City, graduating from Johnson County High School as valedictorian. She is the daughter of Peter and Joy Wachs. She is a graduate of the College of William and Mary, where she earned a degree in mathematics and English. Meredith earned her master of arts in teaching degree, with a focus on secondary mathematics, at American University in Washington, DC.

She was a member of Phi Beta Kappa honor society, serving as service chair for the Mortar Board honorary, fundraising chair of Phi Sigma Pi honor fraternity. She also received the Cissy Patterson Prize for mathematics. She completed internships with the Niswonger Foundation and the Johnson County School System.

Meredith earned a master’s degree through Math for America, DC. She taught 7th grade math at Columbia Heights Education Campus and 8th grade math and Algebra I at Hardy Middle School.

She is teaching Mathematics at Greeneville High School. Meredith and her husband Mark Stevans reside in Greeneville.

    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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