Newcomerstown’s West School hosted Community Leader Appreciation Day on March 16. Principal Erin Peoples said many business leaders, religious leaders, school leaders, and political leaders on the local, county and state level visited West School. School officials said, "We wanted to thank them for their hard work and determination to make our community better for everyone. They serve as great leadership role models that our students aspire to someday be like. Our students hope to leave a mark on our community just as they are doing."