CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham High seniors Melina Panagakos and Alec Gironda are two Cougar student-athletes who will continue to compete in college next year.

Panagakos, a track and field athlete, has signed a commitment with NCAA Division 1 Lafayette College.

Gironda, who runs both cross-country and track, is headed to NCAA Division III Middlebury College in Vermont.

Editor's note: With the help of Chatham High School, TAPinto Chatham will recognize Cougar senior student-athletes intending to compete at colleges and universities.