James Wyatt Jordan and Maryn Cate Van Tassell have been named Students of the Month for November, according to Ely Elks Lodge #1469.

Jordan, age 18, is the son of Jimmy and Mary Jordan of Ely.

Van Tassell, age 18, is the daughter of Marc and Megan Van Tassell 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.

Jordan is a co-captain on the WPHS wrestling team, a member of FFA and President of the Rodeo Club.  His hobbies are rodeo, ranching, welding, mechanic work, lifting weights and hunting.

Van Tassell has been active in volleyball, cheerleading, WPHS Choir and as a member of the National Honor Society.  Her hobbies are singing, playing piano, reading, playing sports and working out.