Rising senior Isabella Patterson was elected student body president last week, while classmate Georgia Perry was chosen vice-president.

HHS students also elected upcoming seniors Lucy Sims for secretary and Ashley Whobrey for treasurer.

Students voted for class officers as well with the winners below. Freshmen officers will be selected in the fall.


  • Mackenzie Perger, president
  • Rachel Taylor, vice-president
  • Jaclyn Jarrett, secretary
  • Emily Williams, treasurer


  • Kaila Jones, president
  • Jatu Barker, vice-president
  • Kate Agee, secretary
  • Tyler Morris, treasurer


  • Jameson Wharton, president
  • Sydney McDaniel, vice-president
  • Luke Arvey, secretary
  • Ethan Lampton, treasurer

Story by Kennedy Payne, Ava Craddock, Eja Hollis


The 2019 HHS graduation was Friday (May 17) with 361 students receiving diplomas.

Three hundred ten students – 86 percent of the class – will attend college or trade school, according to the school guidance office.

 Fifty-five percent will utilize the Hope Scholarship, while 25 percent will take advantage of Tennessee Promise, the office reports.

The total scholarship amount offered to HHS students is $4.2 million.

Nine students from the Class of 2019 will enter the military.

Story by Kennedy Payne and Eja Hollis


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