Tyler James Petersen and Madison Mattea Thompson have been named Students of the Month for February, according to Ely Elks Lodge #1469.

Petersen, age 14,  is the son of Tye and Angie Petersen of Ely.  Thompson, age 13, is the daughter of Savannah Thompson and Travis Johnson 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.

 Petersen has been active in basketball, soccer, student council and is a member of the Boy Scouts of America.  His hobbies are riding dirt bikes, hunting, fishing and basketball.

Thompson has been active in volunteering, WPMS volleyball, softball, basketball and snacking.  Her hobbies are volunteering, annoying her Mom, sports, hanging out with friends and family, public speaking, finding new places around the world, shopping

and pitching in softball.