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    Members of the Spell Bowl Team will learn the spellings of English words and compete at the state level.
    Membership is open to any student at Hanover Central High School and students are requested to join the team prior to the first competition each year.  A  list of spelling words will be provided and students will meet with Sponsor, Steve Gustas in the classroom.
    Transportation is provided by coach to competitions.
    For more information please contact Mr. Gustas at sgustas@hanover.k12.in.us or (219) 374-3800 ext. 3817. 

    Congragulations to the Hanover Central High School Spell Bowl Team on a GREAT 2018-2019 season.
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    The team placed 4th in Division 2 Competition, competing against 33 teams at Lowell High School on October 29th.  A total of 30 teams qualified for state out of the over 160 teams represented.  Sadi Naughton received a near perfect ribbon and Aslan Mutuwa received a perfect score ribbon at the Region Competition.
    The Team went to the State Comptition on November 10th at Purdue University - West Lafayette.  They finished with a score of 44, placing 5th in Division 2.  Cecelia Phillips and Brianna Nirtaut received near perfect ribbons at the State Finals.
    Team Members include:  Christina Aliaga, Taylor Aliaga, Kayla Denklau, Nathan Faraher, Taylor Lamparski, Nicholas Mondello, Aslan Mutuwa, Van Naughton, Sadie Naughton, Brianna Nirtaut and Cecilia Phillips.
    The team was recognized by the Hanover Community School Corporation Board of Trustees on November 27, 2018.
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    Available for photo during School Board recognition night were: (l to r) were Coach Steve Gustas, Taylor Lamparski, Nicholas Mondello, Cecilia Phillips and Nathan Faraher.
    Congratulations Coach Steve Gustas and Team! 
    Picture of 2016 Spell Bowl Team

    Congratulations to the 2016-2017 Hanover Central High School Spell Bowl Team and Coach Steve Gustas. After WINNING the Regional competition at Lowell, the team went on to take 8th out of 33 teams at the State level. Our spectacular spellers include: Front row (l to r): Heather Reppa, Taylor Aliaga, Alex Gesiakowski, Andrew Lamparski, and Katrina True. Back row (l to r): Christine Aliaga, Taylor Lamparski, Brianna Lamparski, Suzanne Brown, Angela Gonzalez, and Coach Gustas. WE ARE HC!

    Picture of 2015 Spell bowl team  

    Congratulations to Sponsor Stephen Gustas and the Hanover Central 2015-2016 Spell Bowl Team. In spite of an evening performance of the Thespian's Society's annual play, the team made the trek to compete in the 30th Annual Indiana Academic Spell Bowl State Finals at Purdue University in West Lafayette early the same morning. Hanover placed 6th in their division. 31 schools competed statewide. Hanover students; Andrew Lamparsk, Lexi Gremp and Rachel Mace earned individual ribbons. Congratulations to all!

    Picture of 2014 Spell Bowl Team