Hunter Davis Steel and Contessa Nicole Ulibarri have been named Junior Students of the Month for
January and Natalie Jane Paddock and Whitney Prengel have been named Junior Students of the Month for February, according to Ely Elks Lodge. All four are eighth graders at White Pine Middle School.
Steel, age 14, is the son of Travis and Nicole Steel of Ely. Ulibarri, age 13, is the daughter of Amy and Devin Ulibarri of Ely. Steel has been active in football and his hobbies are sports. Ulibarri has been active in band, leadership and girl scouts. She is a member of the WPMS Student Council and is a Charter School volunteer.
Paddock, age 14, is the daughter of Rachel and Andrew Paddock of Ely. Prengel, age 13, is the
daughter of Jared and Linnea Prengel of Ely. Paddock has been active in softball, soccer and band. She is a member of the WPMS Student Council and is an advisory representative. Her hobbies are reading, cooking, baking, listening to music, drawing, playing the flute and French horn and sleeping.
Prengel has been active in basketball, soccer and leadership. She is also a member of the Bank on It, which is an art class. Her hobbies are crafts, archery, shooting and cooking.