* Aba Overcomer of Groveport was one of more than 1,600 students who received degrees during Kent State University's summer 2016 commencement ceremony.

* Aba Overcomer of Groveport was one of more than 1,600 students who received degrees during Kent State University's summer 2016 commencement ceremony.

* Monica Smith, a Canal Winchester resident, qualified for the fall 2016 dean's list at Belmont University.

* Kendra L. Pafford of Canal Winchester received a master of business administration degree at Park University's December 2016 commencement.