Gary York '65
- Was an All-Carolinas Conference lineman under Coach John Stewart.
- Started all four years on the line and received the teams' Best Blocker Award three times.
- Served as team captain in 1964, he received Guilford's Most Valuable Senior Award.
- Served as Guilford's student body president.
- Attended Bucknell University after graduating from Guilford and received his master's degree in business administration in 1968.
- The founder of York Oil Company of Mount Airy, NC, York owns the Neighbors Stores Chain in central North Carolina.
- Served on the Salvation Army Advisory Board as well as the boards of directors for the Mount Airy Rotary Club and the Surry County Smart Start program.