Hoover High School has its share of notable graduates. A sampling:
* Dr. Leland Hartwell, '51: 2001 Nobel Peace Prize in medicine.
* Carlos Moorhead, '40: U.S. Representative.
* Stirling Silliphant, '35: Emmy Award-winning screenwriter.
* Dario Frommer, '81: Glendale assemblyman.
* Mary Boger, '63: Glendale Board of Education.
* Jack Carlson, '36: President, Kaiser steel.
* Bob Gagliano, '76: Quarterback, National Football League.
* Forrest Beaty, '62: Pediatric surgeon; world-class sprinter.
* Anita Siraki, '02: National champion distance runner.
* Sheldon Baker, '54: Attorney; Glendale City Council and Board of
* Mary Hamilton, '58: First female president, Glendale Chamber of
* Herbert Boeckmann II, '48: Owner/president, Galpin Motors.
* Eva Mendez (Mendes), '92: Actress/singer.
Source: Glendale Unified School District.