A sophomore at Erie High School is being honored for their role in and out of the classroom. Susma Chhetri is this month's Northwest Pennsylvania C.L.A.S.S. Act Emerging Leader Award Recipient.

Each month, a nominated student is surprised during the school day, with a $1,000 scholarship. In addition to the $1,000 scholarship, Susma will be nominated for a chance to win a $5,000 scholarship later this year.