Ken Curto photo5-8 May Jr. Students-1

Jacob Herman Braun and Mickell Hope Weston have been named Junior Students of the Month for May, according to Ely Elks Lodge. Braun, age 14, is the son of Bridgett Braun of McGill. Weston, age 14, is the daughter of Miranda and Russell Weston 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. Braun has been active in baseball and basketball.  His hobbies are riding bikes, driving of vehicles and hanging out with friends.  He is a good driver and hopes to get his drivers license very soon. Weston has been active in basketball, volleyball, cross country and track. She was a class representative in the 6th grade. Her hobbies are drawing, reading, playing the violin, running, basketball, volleyball, listening to music, baking, crafts and hanging out with friends. Pictured: Jacob Herman Braun and Mickell Hope Weston.