Several local students were recognized for their academic efforts during the fall 2016 semester.

James Madison University named Emily Bloomfield and Joshua Leach, both of Middletown, to its president’s list for the fall 2016 semester.

Bloomfield is majoring in communication sciences and disorders and is expected to graduate in 2018. Leach is a history major and is expected to graduate in 2017.

Kaitlyn Devine, also of Middletown, was named to the dean’s honor roll at Oklahoma City University.