Michael Tyrell Williams and Kenzie Drew Carson have been named Students of the Month for September, according to Ely Elks Lodge 1469.
Williams, 18, is the son of Eric and Veronica Williams of Ely. Carson, 17, is the daughter of Alice Carson 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.
Williams is the captain of the WPHS football and baseball teams and is a member of the National Honor Society. His hobbies are hunting, fishing, archery, outdoor recreation and woodworking.
Carson is the President of the National Honor Society, a member of the culinary club and a CNA student at WPHS. Her hobbies are hiking, yoga, reading, drawing and painting and working at the flower basket.