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Shults named Niswonger Scholar

Published: 8:07 PM, 02/07/2014 Last updated: 8:05 AM, 02/10/2014

Source: The Newport Plain Talk

GREENEVILLE—Dillon Wayne Shults, Cosby High School senior, is one of five Northeast Tennessee students selected by the Niswonger Foundation as a 2014 Niswonger Scholar.

The Niswonger Foundation, founded by Greeneville, TN businessman and philanthropist Scott M. Niswonger, the five high school seniors to join the Niswonger Program. Currrently there are 18 Niswonger Scholars, with the newly selected students for 2014 bringing the total to 23. The Foundation also has 49 alumni of the program.

The Foundation's guiding philosophy of "Learn, Earn and Return" is firmly embedded in the Niswonger Scholars program.

The program takes the brightest young leaders in Northeast Tennessee, provides them the opportunity to attend the college or university that will best prepare them for their chosen career, and supplements that education with four years of leadership development activities.

For more details, please see the weekend edition of the Newport Plain Talk.

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