Morgan Nicole Hendrickson and Paola Godina Salas have been named Junior Students of the Month for February, according to Ely Elks Lodge #1469.

Hendrickson, age 13, is the daughter of Amy and James Corey Hendrickson of Ely.

Godina Salas, age 13, is the daughter of Benjamin Godina Romero of Ely.  Both are 8th graders at White Pine Middle School.

The Junior Student of the Month program is sponsored by the Elks Lodge in an effort to bring recognition to outstanding students in the area.

Multiple achievement, citizenship, scholarship and leadership are the basis for selection of Junior Students of the Month.

Hendrickson has been active in leadership, track and soccer. Her hobbies are running, hiking, eating food, watching movies and camping.

Godina Salas has been active in leadership, student council, drama, community theater, dance and ballet.  She speaks two languages fluently and is learning another. Her hobbies are practicing dance and ballet, listening to music and taking care of her dog.