Longtime educator achieves goal of rural setting, though in a different role
Laura Niswender has always wanted to teach in a rural small school setting.
She has achieved her goal, although not teaching exactly. Niswender is the new principal of the Hanna Elementary, Elk Mountain Elementary and Medicine Bow Elementary schools.
She will be the third new principal for the schools in three years. Niswender may be new to Carbon County, but she knows Wyoming well.
"I was born and raised outside of Laramie and my husband, Terry, and I currently live out by Harmony, which is outside Laramie off 230," Niswender said. "We both worked for the school district in Albany County a...