Octavio Perez and  Kaylee Grace Cracraft have been named Students of the Month for March, according to Ely Elks Lodge #1469.

Perez, age 14, is the son of Florencio and Esmeralda Perez of Ely.

Cracraft, age 13, is the daughter of Kellen and Cathi Cracraft of Ely. Both are 8th graders at Learning Bridge Charter School.

The Student of the Month program is sponsored by the Ely Elks 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.

Perez has been active in the school band, basketball and the spelling bee.

His hobbies are going to the gym and mowing lawns.

Cracraft has been active in softball and golf.

Her hobbies are hunting, hiking, shooting and reading.