Dillon Chayse Rice and Jamie Lynn Andrae have been named Students of the Month for December, according to Ely Elks Lodge #1469.

Rice, age 14, is the son of Jeff and Jheri Rice of Ely.

Andrae, age 15, is the daughter of Art and Audrae Andrae of Ely. Both are 8th graders at Learning Bridge Charter School.

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.

Rice was a representative on LBCS Student Council, enjoys mechanical work and loves to renovate houses. His hobbies are drawing, digital art and cooking.

Andrae has been active in volleyball and is a member of 4-H. Her hobbies are horseback riding, reading, going for long hikes, exploring, writing and photography.