CHATHAM, NJ - Sports officials are receiving more than paychecks this week when working Chatham High athletic contests.

"We're participating in the NJSIAA's 'Officials Appreciation Week' by handing out certificates to officials at all of our home games," Mo Abdelaziz, Chatham High athletic director, said.

Abdelaziz handed out certificates to soccer referees Mike Gibbons, Derek Milik and Tom Wilson during halftime of the Cougar girls game vs. Parsippany Hills at Haas Field. Also pictured are CHS soccer players Audrey Van Wie and Molly Mueller.