Gallatin High School
|Gallatin High School|
|Gallatin, Tennessee, United States|
|Motto||Green Wave Pride|
|Head teacher||Ron Becker, Principal|
|Number of students||1,400|
|Color(s)||Green & Gold|
Gallatin High School (GHS), located at 700 Dan P. Herron Drive, Gallatin, Tennessee, is a public high school. Ron Becker is the current Principal.
Gallatin High School is celebrating 100 years of educating students of the community. GHS first opened as Trousdale-Allen school on September 7, 1914. The school changed its name to Central High School in 1915. In 1932, a new building was opened as Gallatin High School and used until the current building opened in 1974.
Gallatin High School has a storied rivalry with Hendersonville High School. It has lasted ever since the two schools were created.
- Brent Alexander, former NFL player; Cardinals, Panthers, Steelers, Giants
- Kimberley Locke, singer; American Idol contestant
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- Eddie Sherlin, former minor league baseball player; subject of the movie, Union, regarding a historic basketball game that broke racial barriers
- Chuck Wagner, actor
- Lee Doss, guitar & vocal; Stuck Lucky
- Andy Moss, bass; Stuck Lucky
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