Joe Hackney, 2006
Joe enjoyed an excellent athletic career at GHS, including being a part of the 1929-30 basketball team that finished third in the State Tournament. He earn a scholarship to Middle Tennessee State College to play basketball.
Joe was a TSSAA basketball official for many years, while being employed at Dupont. He was also well-known for raising and showing Tennessee Walking Horses and was the owner/trainer of Rocket Blue Lady, runner-up to the Grand Champion.