There were 37 girls presented in the May event.

There were 37 girls presented in the May event.

During the presentation in May, 37 high school sophomore girls became the 2015 Hoover Belles.

Each Belle will earn a minimum of 30 community service hours during her two-year term and serve as a representative for the City of Hoover at civic and local charity events.



This 32nd annual event was held in the Grand Ballroom of the Hyatt Regency — The Wynfrey Hotel. Hoover Police Lieutenant Dan Kane assisted each new Belle into the picturesque garden gazebo, created by Susan Huff and Beth Jordan. Mistress of Ceremony Channa McKenna announced each young lady as she met her presenter. McKenna is a Hoover High School and Auburn University graduate and busy mother of four.

The 2015 Hoover Belles are Molly Gail Abraham, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Joseph Abraham; Amber Rose Ajlouny, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Naim Ajlouny’ Caroline Grace Bagwell, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Terry Joe Bagwell; Taylor Ann Brent, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Preston Brent III; Kara JoAnne Brooks, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Scott Brooks; Miranda Skye Causey, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Dean Causey; Brennan Michelle Cooke, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jeffery Wayne Cooke; Emily Gayle Couch, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Hubert Clarence Couch Jr.; Montana Eleese Darty, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Russell Darty; Rachel Lynn Dees, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. David Howard Dees; Katherine Anne Friday, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ronald David Friday; Olivia Morgan Gault, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ronald James Gault; Kathlynn Brooke Gilliam, daughter of Margaret Ann Scanlon and Ronald Brett Gilliam; Caroline Elizabeth Hart, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jonathan Lewis Hart; Jordan Lee Henderson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jason Fox Henderson; Hannah Grace Henley, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Steele Henley III; Amelia Grace Hill, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. John Robert Hill; Anna Claire Johnson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Mark James Johnson; Sarah Elizabeth Looney, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Stephens Looney III; Lauren Elise Lovell, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Dwaine Lovell; Mary Kate Manak, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Steven Manak; Anna Elizabeth Mardis, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Rodd Mardis; Shaelah Jo McGilton, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Jason McGilton; Rachel Anne Miller, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Donald Herman Miller; Lauren Kathleen Nicholas, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. John Giberson Nicholas; Mychael Grace O’Berry, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Preston Michael O’Berry; Lindsay McCall Overton, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Eric Dean Overton; Caroline Elizabeth Ozgun, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Erin Michael Ozgun; Jennifer McKenley Parker, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Brian Kenneth Parker; Sarah Grace Pugh, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Hollis Pugh; Audrey Isabelle Edwards Roell, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ludolph Hendrick Roell; Julia Anne Sasser, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jason Keith Sasser; Julia Grace Sbrissa, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Peter Sbrissa; Megan Elizabeth Schrock, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Herring Schrock III, Bailey Elizabeth Smith, daughter of Kimberly Richardson Smith and Eric Scott Smith; Caroline Elizabeth Willoughby, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ian Kenneth Willoughby; and Hayden Lane Woods, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Hudson Woods.

After the formal presentations, all of the Belles and their presenters shared the traditional father-daughter dance to the music of The Sonny Harris Group. A reception followed, as well as photography by Gabor and Maria Nyeste.

In addition to family and friends of the honorees, others enjoying the afternoon were members of the Hoover Belle Committee, led by Sandra Barnett. Also serving on this committee are Jennie Alley, Cathy Connor, Cathy Head, Jan Pruitt, Denise Shepherd, Becky Walker and Kay Witt.