Jerry Keith Chilson and Bailey Estelle Schulz have been named Students of the Month for January, according to Ely Elks Lodge #1469.

Chilson, age 14, is the son of Eric and Cheryle Chilson of Ely.

Schulz, age 13, is the daughter of Susan Schulz Stark and Brent Stark of Ely.  Both are 8th graders at Learning Bridge CharterSchool.

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.

Chilson has been active in peer mentoring, aiding the handicapped and raising and lowering the flags at Learning Bridge Charter School.  His hobbies are bowling, golfing and reading.

Schulz is the vice-president for the LBCS Student Council, has been active in track, peer mentoring, playing mid-fielder in soccer, participating in philanthropy events at Bayside Church.  She also attends Bayside Church and participates in the church youth group.

Schulz was also awarded Student of the Month in 2016 at LBCS.  Her hobbies are drawing, reading, writing and jogging.