Kellen Bruce Wilkin and Bailey Kay Coombs have been named Students of the Month for October, according to Ely Elks Lodge #1469.

Wilkin, age 17, is the son of Todd and Tiffani Wilkin of Ely.

Coombs, age 18, is the daughter of Denise Monroe and Cody Coombs 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.

Wilkin has been active in soccer, basketball and golf.  His hobbies are traveling and hanging out with friends.

Coombs has been active in cheerleading and softball. She is a member of the National Honor Society and editor of the WPHS yearbook.  Her hobbies are photography, hunting, traveling and spending time with family and friends.10-21-elks-oct-students1