Elks student of the month

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Jordan Lopez was selected as Elks Student of the Month for May. The recent graduate of West Las Vegas High School is the daughter of Dorothy Lopez and Ron Lopez.

At West Las Vegas High School she is involved in Business Professionals of America and Semias de Salud. She is also enrolled at Luna Community College.

She is a member of the National Honor Society and Phi Theta Kappa. She is also in the top ten in her graduating class.

She plans to continue her education at LCC and major in nursing.

Alyssa Sanchez has been named student of the month by the Las Vegas Elks. Sanchez, 17, is the daughter of Alfred and Evelyn Sanchez of Mora.

Sanchez will graduate from Mora High School today where she holds a GPA of 3.75.

In high school, she has been involved in numerous activities such as MESA, Business Professionals of America where she qualified for national in 2009 and peer educators.

She plans to attend New Mexico State University to pursue a degree in agricultural field and major in animal and range land resources.