Tyler Jeffrey Whipple and Kathryn Elizabeth Roman have been named Students of the Month for October, according to Ely Elks Lodge #1469.

Whipple, age 18, is the son of Kristian Stultz and Jeffery Whipple of Ely.

Roman, age 17, is the daughter of Matthew and Stephanie Roman of Ely. Both are Seniors at White Pine High School and will graduate with the Class of 2018.

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.

Whipple has been active in football, baseball, trap and skeet.  He is a member and Vice-President of the Rodeo Club.  His hobbies are boating, shooting, trap and skeet, working, riding his motorcycle and mountain bike and shooting his bow.

Roman is the WPHS Student Body Treasurer and is active in peer leading.  Her hobbies are playing piano, singing, working out, hunting and reading.