Elks studentsJorge Alonso Chamorro and Cassidy Danielle Monique Snodgrass were named Junior Students for the month of December, 2013, according to Ely Elks Lodge #1469. Though they were awarded by the Elks Lodge, their pictures never ran in the paper, so the Ely Times would like to correct that mistake and congrautlate these students.

Chamorro, age 14, is the son of Marcela Gonzalez and Jorge Chamorro of Ely. Snodgrass, age 14, is the daughter of Shawn and Lori Snodgrass 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. Junior Students of the Month are selected by a panel of their peers in each participating school within the jurisdiction of the sponsoring lodge.

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

Chamorro has been active in basketball, baseball, wrestling, football and soccer. He is a member of the Catholic youth group and is an altar server at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. He is active in swimming at WPMS and is a member of the leadership class. His hobbies are playing at playstation, riding bicycles and motorcycles, watching TV and movies.

Snodgrass has been active in leadership and was named as Student of the day at WPMS. She also plays flute in the WPMS band.  Her hobbies are scrapbooking and playing volleyball.