Ken Curto PhotoMay Elks Students

Coby James Souza and Cassidy Lynne Leslie have been named Students of the Month for May, according to Ely Elks Lodge #1469. Souza, age 19, is the son of Connie and Jim Souza of Ely.  Leslie, age 18, is the daughter of Robert and Laurie Leslie 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. Multiple achievement, citizenship, scholarship and leadership are the

basis for selection of Students of the Month. Souza  has been active in wrestling and Carson JROTC. His hobbies are wrestling, military, Devil Pups bootcamp, color guard and Freedom Alliance military. Leslie has been active in journalism for two years as Editor and is a member

of the National Honor Society.  She is on the WPHS yearbook staff and is a peer leader.  Her hobbies are photography, writing, reading and anything outdoors.