Dane  Karsen Shady and Hailey Nicole Oxborrow have been named Junior Students of the Month for September, according to Ely Elks Lodge #1469.

Shady, age 13, is the son of Luke and Chrissie Shady of Ely.

Oxborrow, age 14, is the daughter of Chad and Katrina Oxborrow of McGill.  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.

Shady has been active in football, basketball, baseball and leadership. His hobbies are playing sports, shooting bows and watching the Denver Broncos.

Oxborrow has been active in leadership, softball, basketball and band. She is a member of the WPMS Student Council.  Her hobbies are reading, singing, playing and listening to music and playing sports.