EAST HANOVER, NJ- The NJSIAA is sponsoring the annual awards luncheon this Sunday January 29th at Seton Hall University. This event starts at noon and will recognize scholastic and collegiate athletic achievements from across the state. Close to 150 high schools will be represented at the luncheon and this year’s award winner is West Essex High School's Field Hockey and girls Lacrosse coach, Jill Crosse-Minnela.

Hanover Park's Brittany Monahan, a senior and a past State Farm Athlete of the Week winner for Volleyball this past fall, has been selected to attend the event at Seton Hall this Sunday. Brittany is also active in Hanover Park’s Varsity Club and helps raise funds for the class of 2017. She is looking forward to the spring season as a member of the Hornet's softball team.