* Brittany Stites of Westerville was named to the summer term dean's list at Marion Technical College.

* Brittany Stites of Westerville was named to the summer term dean's list at Marion Technical College.

* Westerville area residents who were named to the dean's list for the 2015 summer term at Kent State University are: Cassady Killilea, Shana Hahn, Neela Nataraj, Christopher Morelli and Christine Bower.

* Westerville area students who received First Year Merit Scholarships at Denison University are: Parker Geho, Spencer Geho and Meghan Schiska, the Denison Alumni Award; and Amaya Rakes, the Tyree/Parajon Scholarship.

* Westerville area students who received bachelor's degrees at Miami University's 2015 summer commencement are: Tara Belczak, James Koerner, Natalie Rayner and Eric Shomo.

* Westerville students who received degrees at the University of Cincinnati's 2015 summer commencement are: Brooke Richards, Briana Sims and Marlie Thompson, master's degrees; Zachary Warner, bachelor's degree; and Elizabeth Addy and Jannel Kumar, post-baccalaureate certifi- cate.

* Westerville students who were named to the dean's list for the 2015 summer term at the University of Cincinnati are: Sarah Bielby, Morgan Chudik, Lillian Clifton, Raechel Desena, Mackenna Dewey, Ryan Dunick, Emma Evans, Laura Harrah, Shannon Henderson, Melissa Johns, Marcus Lacy, Markus Patterson, Hailey Pinkerton, Brian Poland, Joseph Struttman and Zachary Warner.

* Nikolaus Flood of Westerville was chosen for the cast of Closer Than Ever, a fall musical theater performance held at Muskingum University.