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2023 Hoover City Leaders Breakfast


Chief Nicholas C. Derzis Hoover Police Department 100 Municipal Lane  Hoover, Alabama 35216


News Release


Officer Brian Hale

Public Information Officer


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February 27, 2023 10:00 AM

2023 Hoover City Leaders Breakfast

The 2023 Hoover City Leaders Breakfast, organized by the Hoover Parent Teacher Council, was held today at Discovery United Methodist Church. Boy Scout Troop 23 led the Pledge of Allegiance, the Bravaura Show Choir from Berry Middle School performed, and special guest Gene Hallman spoke about the importance of leadership. Hoover Fire Department presented two awards, one was a poetry contest winner and the other was for best fire prevention art. Chief Derzis was honored to recognize an essay award winner, along with two high school students who earned scholarships sponsored by Hoover Police.

5th grade essay winner:

• Asher Piennette, Deer Valley Elementary School, for her essay on School Resource Officer Cedric “CJ” Acoff

Hoover Police Department College Scholarship award winners:

• Aidan Blizzard, Spain Park High School • Jeremy Sigmon, Hoover High School

Once again, special thanks to Mr. Frank Barefield for providing the college scholarships to these very deserving high school seniors.