|Published: 8:07 PM, 02/07/2014
||Last updated: 8:05 AM, 02/10/2014
Source: The Newport Plain Talk
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.
Foundation's guiding philosophy of "Learn, Earn and Return" is firmly embedded in the Niswonger
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.
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