Rhonda Knight Ross, 2023
Rhonda was a member of the graduating class of 1985. She was a member of the basketball, volleyball, and softball teams at GHS.
As a member of the softball team she made the AII-Distrct team in 1983.
Some of her basketball accomplishments include: 1982 she was named the Freshman Team MVP. In 1983 she made All-District. In 1984 she was named All-District, All Region and scored 42 pts in a game against Jo Byrns. In 1985 she was named AII-District,District MVP and All-Region.
Rhonda was best known for her amazing talents on the volleyball court where she was named All-District for 4 years. She was named the District MVP in 1984 and 1985. She was named to the All-Region Team in 1983,1984, and 1985. She was also a member of the Memphis US Volleyball Jr Olympic Team where she played on their national team for 2 years.
She considers the highlight of her playing career was receiving a scholarship to Austin Peay and receiving All-American status in two sports. She enjoyed playing sports at GHS because it was not about the individual awards but meant more to her as to how she could help her team the most. What she enjoyed the most was being surrounded by great athletes all under one culture whether it was playing basketball, volleyball, or softball that they knew how to work as a team.
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