* Catherine Willis recently received the arts educator award from the Greater Columbus Arts Council.

* Catherine Willis recently received the arts educator award from the Greater Columbus Arts Council.

Willis was presented a limited-edition, signed print of the poem "Good Bones" by Maggie Smith by Columbus Mayor Andrew J. Ginther.

* Eileen Howard, of Columbus, was named the top mortgage loan originator at Hallmark Home Mortgage's Columbus office for September 2016.