Juan David Willis and Taylor M. Kane have been named Students of the Month for October, according to Ely Elks Lodge 1469.
Willis, 18, is the son of Claude and Amanda Willis of Ely. Kane, 17, is the daughter of Bethann and Patrick Kane of Ely. Both are seniors at White Pine High School and will graduate with the Class of 2014.
The Student of the Month program is sponsored by the Elks Lodge in an effort to bring recognition to outstanding students in the area.
Students of the Month are selected by a panel of their peers in each participating high school within the jurisdiction of the sponsoring lodge.
Multiple achievement, citizenship, scholarship and leadership are the basis for selection of Students of the Month.
Willis has been active in track and robotics class. His hobbies are working on computers and weight lifting.
Kane is a member of the National Honor Society and captain of the ladies golf team. She is a Certified Nursing Assistant and a member of the Medical Assistant class. Her hobbies are working, traveling and golfing.