Andrew Harvey Young and Daisy Partey have been named Junior Students of the Month for September, according to Ely Elks Lodge #1469. september1

Young, age 14, is the son of Jennifer and Adam Young of Ely. Partey, age 14, is the daughter of Frederick and Cynthia Partey 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.

Young has been active in soccer, leadership, band, basketball and the State spelling bee.  He is also a member of the Boy Scouts.  His hobbies are reading, writing, having fun, drawing and hanging out with friends and family.

Partey has been active in track and field, drama, leadership class, WPMS Student Council. She helped paint the new Methodist Church building and traveled to Ghana in Africa in the summer of 2014 to build a well.  Her hobbies are soccer, drawing, watching movies, writing and reading.