Kolton Ty Bilbao and Michayla Shaye Cessford have been named Students of the Month for September, according to Ely Elks Lodge #1469.
Bilbao, age 17, is the son of Kim and Mike Bilbao of Ely. Cessford, age 17, is the daughter of John and Shannan Cessford of Ely. Both are Seniors at White Pine High School and will graduate with the Class of 2017.
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. Bilbao has been active in leadership and track and field. He is a member of the National Honor Society and the Senior Class Treasurer. His hobbies are hunting, fishing, running and hanging out with friends.
Cessford has been active in volleyball, basketball and softball. She is a member of the National Honor Society and the WPHS Student Council Grand Marshall. Her hobbies are hunting, fishing, traveling, camping and hanging out with family and friends.