Lennox Purinton and Sabre Westlund have been named Students of the Month for January, according to Ely Elks Lodge #1469. Purinton and Westlund are the very first students honored by the Elks Lodge at Ely Learning Bridge Charter School.
Purinton, age 12, is the son of Chris and Amber Lani of Ely. Westlund, age 13, is the daughter of DeAnna Baldwin of Ely. Both are 8th graders at Learning Bridge Charter School.
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.
Purinton is a Class Representative for the Student Council and is employed at the Ely Train station and the Central Theater. His hobbies are woodworking, working with metal, hiking, fishing, boating and riding four wheelers.
Westlund has been active in softball and is the Vice-President and Treasurer for the Student Council. Her hobbies are dance, piano, family time, photography,drawing and painting.