Heralded Hornets Students and their achievements at Hanover Park High School

complied by Jeff Garrett

While graduation occurred a month ago and students finished their academic year, some notable accomplishments in the Hanover Park School District did not want to go unnoticed by the staff of MyLifePublications.  Congratulations to the achievements by these heralded Hornets:


  • The 2023 Hanover Park recipient of the NJSSIA National Women and Girls in Sports Day award went to Molly Cuoco for her tremendous work as a notable student-athlete. Molly played high school softball since her freshman year and entertained many serving as the Hornet mascot this past year.  


  • A huge shoutout to William Kelly in signing his #NLI to further his education and play baseball at Mount Saint Mary College! 


  • 2023 graduate, Hornets soccer phenom, Erol Yuksol, signed a National Letter of Intent to play Soccer at University of Hartford.


  • The Hanover Park Hornets boys varsity Tennis Team played well at the Morris Open Tennis Tournament this past Spring.   Kfir Katsav captured first place in second singles while Odera Orjiekwe took second place in third singles.


  • Colleen Sannito took home the 2023 NJPSA Student Leadership Schlolarship as one of just 25 recipients to receive the award. Colleen excelled in her schoolwork and participated in numerous school activities.


  • Music instructor, Mr. Joseph Spina, received the Hanover Park High School 2023 Teacher of the Year honor for his instruction and guidance of students.


  • Back to Sports, Hornets varsity swimmer Thi Tran and wrestler Vin LaValle received kudos and accolades in the Spring for their placing in State Championship competitions.


  • It was all smiles for 2022-23 Hornets senior now graduate, Chris Smith, as he signed his Letter of Intent to play basketball and pursued a degree at Fairleigh Dickinson University beginning this Fall.


  • This Spring, senior now graduate, Jack Massarno was honored as a scholar-athlete by the Morris County Chapter of the National Football Foundation.


  • In a Teen Cancer Awareness Game, on May 3, 2023, the East Hanover Middle School softball and baseball teams came together at Ridgedale Middle School to honor Johnny Kinney, an 8th grader who fought courageously, but lost his bout against cancer. 

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