Newcomerstown Middle School students will take part in welcoming the reunion ceremony for the veterans of the USS Jenkins on Friday, May 20 at 10 a.m. at St. Frances DeSales Church in Newcomerstown. The USS Jenkins was a World War II era Fletcher-class destroyer in the service of the United States Navy. The ship received 14 battle stars for World War II service and one star for Korean War service.

The students will observe the Newcomerstown Honor Guard and gun salute ceremony.