Employee of the Year

Jason Gaston 11-13-18

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Jason Gaston has been the media and public relations coordinator for Hoover City Schools since September 2007. Read more

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Vicki Holden 17-18 Employee of Year

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Holden oversees the 22 other nurses spread out among Hoover's 16 schools and was recognized for her extreme competence, care and compassion. Read more



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It’s not in her job description, but Lisa Yancey is known to make calls to shelters for homeless mothers, arrange food delivery for poor families and personally pick students up and take them to school until permanent transportation can be arranged. Read more


Lisa Yancey 11-17-16

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Yancey is the officer manager for the student services department at the school district's central office. Read more

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Brian Fancher

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On a typical day, the Hoover school system has 18,000 to 20,000 electronic devices tapping into its computer network, and somebody has to make sure the system doesn’t choke under the load. That somebody is Brian Fancher. Read more


Fancher helps make sure that 28,000 electronic devices can function within the school system's networks every day. Read more


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