Nicholas Aaron-Daniel Johnson and Trasie McBride Heggie have been named Students of the Month for January, according to Ely Elks Lodge 1469.
Johnson, 17, is the son of Paul and Shelly Johnson of Ely. Heggie, 17, is the daughter of Tedd and Julie Heggie 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.
Johnson has been active in basketball, baseball, soccer, golf and football. His hobbies are playing sports, mostly basketball because it is his favorite.
Heggie has been active in volleyball four years as junior varsity captain and three years on the varsity team. She has been the junior varsity captain for the softball team and has three years on the varsity team.
Heggie has been the basketball manager two years and is a member of the FFA, serving as Secretary and President. She is a member of the National Honor Society and has served as Secretary. Heggie is a peer leader and is the current Laurel President on the Seminary Council in her church. She is also an assistant coach for the Scorpion volleyball team. Her hobbies are working with her dad at the ranch, riding horses, working cows, driving tractors, babysitting, staying involved and spending time with friends and family.