Ricardo Carlos Gimenez and Whitney Sherry Prengel have been named Students of the Month for April, according to Ely Elks Lodge #1469.

Gimenez, age 18, is the son of Ricardo Gimenez and Catherine Carrazana of Ely.  Prengel, age 18, is the daughter of Linney and Jared Prengel of Ely.  Both are Seniors at White Pine High School and will graduate with the Class of 2019.

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.

 Gimenez has been active in soccer and club soccer.  His hobbies are traveling, going to the beach, watching soccer, playing all kinds of sports and spending time with family and friends.

Prengel has been active in soccer as team captain, track and field, cheerleading, National Honor Society and the WPHS Choir.  Her hobbies are sports, hiking, cleaning, hunting, fishing, rock climbing and working on  cars.