The Hoover Belles were established as a community service organization in 1980 and are governed by the Hoover Belle Committee. Young ladies are eligible to apply to become a Hoover Belle during their sophomore year in high school and serve a two-year term.
A HOOVER BELLE MUST BE A RESIDENT OF THE CITY OF HOOVER, of exemplary character, have a pleasant personality, be continuously enrolled in school, and enjoy the civic responsibility of serving her city and local charities. She must maintain a minimum GPA of 2.5 for her full term as a Hoover Belle.
During her term of service, each Belle is required to work a minimum of 30 hours of community service through the Hoover Belle program. A Belle must conduct herself in a manner that will bring honor to the Hoover Belle program and will be required to sign the Hoover Belle Pledge vowing to be drug, alcohol, and tobacco free during her tenure as a Hoover Belle.