GRAVES COUNTY, KY (KFVS) - Graves County High School junior Buddy Jackson has been selected for Tom Leach's 2013 All-Resilient Team.
He is pictured here with GCHS athletic director Doug Gloyd. Jackson has been dealing with diabetes since age 8. Despite wearing an insulin pump, he is very involved as a swimmer, wrestler, soccer manager, as GCHS Eagle mascot "Beaker," and in numerous choir and drama activities.
He recently was recognized in Louisville at the Kentucky High School Athletic Directors’ conference. The All-Resilient Team’s mission speaks to the concept. "‘Resiliency’ is one of the foundational concepts of athletic competition at any level. And the notion of recovery from a setback, i.e., adversity, is something we all must encounter at some point in our lives.