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Finley Awards

Each year, a senior is selected from each of Hoover's two high schools, along with an employee of Hoover City Schools. Read more

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The award is given each year to one Hoover City Schools employee and one senior at each of the two public high schools in Hoover. Read more

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Sarah Finnegan

Both are outstanding models of character that would have made former Berry High School Coach Bob Finley proud, Spain Park Principal Larry Giangrosso said. Read more

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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. Read more

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Bob Finley

Painting by Daniel Moore

Nominations are open through Feb. 1. Read more

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Photos courtesy of Hoover City Schools.

Deer Valley educator, Hoover and Spain Park students named 2017 Finley Award winners. Read more

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

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Rendering by Daniel Moore.

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

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Bob Finley

Painting by Daniel Moore

The awards are given out each year to one school district employee, one senior from Hoover High School and one senior from Spain Park High School. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Jason Gaston.

Hoover City Schools held the 20th annual Finley Awards on Thursday, March 26 at the Cahaba Grand Conference Center. Read more

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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. Read more

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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. Read more

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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.” Read more

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

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    Sarah Finnegan

    Spain Park High School social studies teacher Todd Parker speaks with Hoover schools Superintendent Kathy Murphy after being named a Finley Award winner on February 26, 2018.

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    Sarah Finnegan

    Spain Park High School social studies teacher Todd Parker, left, and Katherine Voorhees, a Spain Park senior, right, pose with Hoover City Schools superintendent Dr. Kathy Muprhy after the announcement of the Finley Award winners on February 26, 2018.

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    Sarah Finnegan

    Spain Park High School senior Katherine Voorhees, accepts a book about Bob Finley after being named a Finley Award winner on February 26, 2018.

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