Brea Garretson was selected as the freshman Homecoming attendant at Mount Vernon Nazarene University and Kaden Shepherd was her escort. Both are 2018 graduates of Newcomerstown High School and each are currently enrolled as freshman at MVNU. Brea is daughter of Jason and Michelle Garretson of Newcomerstown and Kaden is son of David and Sara Shepherd of Newcomerstown. This was the 50th anniversary celebration for MVNU during their homecoming weekend.