Thanks to the generous support of Carlo and Dianne Joseph and Henry King of King Acura in Hoover, the Hoover Historical Society administered the Vadie Honea Scholarship competition, awarding $1,000 to the college or university the winner attends. Each of the two public high schools in Hoover participated in the process.
Criteria for the scholarship included academic excellence and a record of extracurricular activities at school and in the community in addition to an essay about an Alabamian or event that greatly influenced the student’s life. Each of the 2016 winners—Holly Taylor Dunbar and Cassidy Johnson—were eloquent in their essays about the individual that influenced their choice of college and career
|Cassidy (left) will attend Middle Tennessee State University to follow her passion for music while Holly (right) is attending the University of North Alabama, majoring in pediatric Physical Therapy.|