KDKA television sportscaster Bob Pompeani honored a Chartiers Valley High School senior with the “Extra Effort Award last week for scholar athletes.
Heidi Schmidt received the Extra Effort Award on Oct. 18 because of her “outstanding athletic, academic and extra-curricular performance,” according to the Chartiers Valley School District website. The high school students, band and cheerleaders turned for a mini pep rally to celebrate the honor.
For the past four years, Heidi has been a soccer player, high honor roll member and been involved in the social committee, Spanish club and quilting club.
She also is president of Chartiers Valley’s SADD club and decorated her parent’s Scott Township home for the national Red Ribbon campaign against teen drug usage.
The school district announced that Heidi's “Extra Effort Awards” presentation will appear on KDKA's web site on Nov. 1.