* Gahanna and Blacklick students who recently graduated from Ohio State University include: Elizabeth Bushong, Zachary Coblentz, Faith Comtess, Matthew Couch, Joy Currington, Ajda Gokcen, Matthew Hayes, Jenna LaBorde, Mathew Merritt, Mollie Moore, Shannon Osborne, Eric Rittenour, Tiana Rogers, Donald Ross, Michelle Smith, Stephanie Sopczak, Natnail Tesfaye, Stacey Valentas, Phillip Wellmer, Nicholas Wood and Jason Worman.

* Gahanna and Blacklick students who recently graduated from Ohio State University include: Elizabeth Bushong, Zachary Coblentz, Faith Comtess, Matthew Couch, Joy Currington, Ajda Gokcen, Matthew Hayes, Jenna LaBorde, Mathew Merritt, Mollie Moore, Shannon Osborne, Eric Rittenour, Tiana Rogers, Donald Ross, Michelle Smith, Stephanie Sopczak, Natnail Tesfaye, Stacey Valentas, Phillip Wellmer, Nicholas Wood and Jason Worman.

* Gahanna and Blacklick students named to the Ohio State University dean's list for the summer 2016 semester include: Skye Booth, Natalie Gilbert, Brittany Helm and Jordan Lanno.

* Stacey Wood of Blacklick recently graduated from SUNY Buffalo with a bachelor's in communication studies.

* Local students who were named to the 2016 summer semester dean's list at Columbus State Community College include: Marwa Abdikarim, Kennedy Amoako, Denise Bauman, Miranda Bisutti, Teri Cleveland, Austin Dubois, Joseph Eddie, Lowell Edens, Rebecca Gamble, Paul Georgiafandis, Robyn Hampton, Emily Hetterscheidt, Jenna Jeffery, Tatiana King, Julie Klingler, Peter Kopechek, Emily Kurek, Molly Lengyel, Tina Lindsey, Kiin Mohamed, Elisa Perkins, Ida Rigole, James Ryan, Christopher Sobecki, Maria Walton-Gonzalez, Yamuna Adhikari, Frank Agyei Kyem, Timothy Allen, Johnston Allinder, Josh Allison, Kirk Bampton, Chris Batt, Emily Blankenship, William Bradshaw, Bethany Brehm, Shannon Brennan, Brandon Cain-Terselic, Elizabeth Chow, Heather Clark, Jarris Cooperrider, Adam Delong, Arielle Delong, Kevin Dixon, Lauren Donaldson, Jermaine Ford, Amanda Gabbard, Rebecca Gavin, Anna Gibbs, Jason Glaser, Ryan Goddard, Angel Gonzalez, Connie Gray, Stephanie Helber, Daniel Hickenbottom, Timothy Hodson, Ryan Judy, Hilary Kleppel, Tatiana Kotsevska, Amanda Lovette, Simon Lowenstein, Naomi Manu, Paul Matheke, Andrew Meacham, Elizabeth Miller, Benjamin Monico, Amanda Mroczka, Kathryn O'Donovan, Antoinette Perkins, Laura Pettiford, Sarah Pfeifer, Andrew Poling, Anna Polster, Victoria Reed, Justin Sagar, Malinda Scott, Meredith Siegel, Stephanie Sopczak, Dagmawit Taddese, Rachael Talmon, Paige Tetzlaff, Erin Thomas, Deborah Vaughn, Mark Wesley and Kayla Wilkerson.

* Local students who were among the graduates at Columbus State Community College's 2016 summer commencement include: Denise Bauman, Megan Neal, Robert Viramontes, Jared Wagner, Taylor Antle, Jason Clemons, Cassandra Cox, Stephanee Lee, Simon Lowenstein, Lori Miller, Nicholas Owens, Daniel Patterson, Laura Pettiford, Chaney Stewart and Jillian Zahumensky.