* Jordan Esprit of Blacklick and Matthew Davis of Gahanna were named to the Merit List of Oxford College, the two-year liberal arts division of Emory University, for the fall 2013 semester. Students must earn a grade point average of 3.0 or better to be named to the list.
* Lauren R. Spangler received a master's degree in nursing, cum laude, from Duke University. Spangler is a 2001 graduate of Gahanna Lincoln High School.
* Three former Gahanna Lincoln High School students, Hali Nacdimen, Brandon Francis and Miranda Steinhauser, are among the graduating students at the School of Design, Art, Architecture and Planning at the University of Cincinnati participating in a showcase of student work during April. The students' work is featured at the program DAAPworks at ucid14.com.