Olentangy Valley News

College notes

* Erica Cooper of Powell recently was initiated into the honor society Phi Kappa Phi at the Ohio State University.

* Lewis Center residents Matthew R. Frey and Kayleigh M. Helten were named to the dean's list at Otterbein University for the summer 2013 semester.

Students must be full-time and earn a grade point average of 3.6 or better to qualify for the list.

* Brian Raiff of Galena has been named Marietta College's McCoy Scholar for the Class of 2017. The scholarship promotes and recognizes outstanding academic ability and achievement by an incoming freshman.

Raiff is a graduate of Olentangy High School.

* Three Olentangy-area residents are serving on student senate at Ashland University. They are: Tanner Bleedorn of Galena, a 2011 graduate of Olentangy High School; Austin Strittmatter of Lewis Center, a 2011 graduate of Olentangy High School; and Colin Suffecool of Powell, a 2013 graduate of Olentangy Liberty High School.