Bob Finley

Finley Awards 2018

Sarah Finnegan

The award is given annually to a senior at Hoover High, a senior at Spain Park High and a Hoover City Schools employee who exemplify the strong character traits shown by the late Berry High School Coach Bob Finley. more

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Bob Finley

Painting by Daniel Moore

Nominations are open through Feb. 1. more


Spain Park High senior Jameson Floyd and Hoover High senior Evan Franklin were the two top student winners of the Finley Award this year. more


bob finley

Rendering by Daniel Moore.

The Hoover school system and Finley Committee are now taking nominations for the 2016 Finley Awards for outstanding character. more

High Schools

Will Freeman Heisman

Photo by Katie Turpen.

The 18-year-old swimming standout has a full academic and athletic scholarship to the University of Alabama. He’s received numerous academic and athletic accolades over the course of his high school career. more


HCS 2014 Finley Award winner Zelwak

Photo courtesy of Hoover City Schools

Zelwak was recently named Hoover City Schools 2014 Finley Award winner. The announcement came in a surprise ceremony that included his wife Anne, daughter Leighton, extended family, friends, colleagues and others. more


Hoover High Finley Award winner 2014 Chandler Fullman

Photo courtesy of Hoover City Schools.

“Superfan” is a moniker by which many at HHS know this senior student. He’s a self-proclaimed fan of anything and everything “BUCS.” more


This annual, district-wide award recognizes an employee and two graduating seniors from Hoover City Schools who exemplify good character. more


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