Braxton Kade Bilbao and Maleana Jean McKnight have been named Junior Students of the Month for February, according to Ely Elks Lodge #1469.
Bilbao, age 13, is the son of Kim and Mike Bilbao of Ely. McKnight, age 14, is the daughter of Joseph and Carolyn Zeman and Craig McKnight 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.
Multiple achievement, citizenship, scholarship and leadership are the basis for selection of Junior Students of the Month.
Bilbao has been active in leadership and football. His hobbies are dirt bikes, hunting and football.
McKnight has been active in volleyball and basketball. Her hobbies are hunting, riding dirt bikes, playing basketball, volleyball and softball, riding horses, trapshooting and being active.