Alex Quinn Stutzman and Eliza Lucinda Sorensen have been named Junior Students of the Month for October, according to Ely Elks Lodge #1469.

Stutzman, age 14, is the son of Daquan Melson of Ely.

Sorensen, age 13, is the daughter of Amy and Austin Sorensen 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.

Stutzman has been active in football, baseball and swimming.  His hobbies are playing games, football, fishing and hiking.

Sorensen has been active in the swim team, leadership, Math club and theater. She is the First Counselor in her LDS Class and active in the White Pine Children’s Art Festival. Her hobbies are playing the violin, piano, swimming, art, acting and science.