Wausau East’s Cheyenne Schepp swims through life

WAUSAU, Wis. (WSAW) – Wausau East swimming Cheyenne Schepp’s passion is in the pool. But just beneath one yr back, a one minute improved everything.

Cheyenne, a swimmer on the Wausau East swim crew, had a seizure in course.

“I was on a google meet with my English class and I was in the middle of chatting, and I didn’t try to remember this going on at all,” Schepp said.

“I had persons getting in contact with me. ‘Are you alright? what is heading on?’ I was like ‘I never know. I’m wonderful.’”

The seizures did not prevent. Cheyenne began possessing seizures as often as three occasions a week.

“It was terrifying and frustrating simply because I was concerned, particularly with university, that I was heading to have a seizure during a check or just regularly coming to college and obtaining seizures is tricky,” Schepp stated.

But all over her problems, the length swimmer could not keep much from the drinking water. Although perplexed about what was resulting in the seizures, Cheyenne ongoing to contend in her senior year.

In November, Schepp was diagnosed with a mind tumor. Although the diagnosis was tricky, it furnished an respond to she had been looking for. But when she was planning for operation, she had to cease swimming- two months before the Wisconsin Valley Meeting satisfy.

Her workforce rallied all over her.

People wear wristbands that say "Cheyenne Strong" to support Cheyenne Schepp's battle with a...
Persons put on wristbands that say “Cheyenne Robust” to support Cheyenne Schepp’s battle with a mind tumor.(Wausau East Superior Faculty)

“The Cheyenne powerful assist band and tattoos. And just even our convention swim meet up with focused to supporting me was unreal,” she stated.

Even even though the workforce was in Milwaukee at condition, the similar working day Cheyenne had medical procedures to take away the tumor, their minds were being on her properly-staying.

“You feel the appreciate. And the swim group truly came jointly,” Steinke explained.

Her surgery was prosperous. Cheyenne has not expert a seizure considering that the week primary up to the surgery. She’s also uncovered herself back home in the pool.

“It’s surreal to me, but it is manufactured me a much better individual,” Cheyenne reported.

A enthusiasm and way of thinking that keeps her swimming by means of daily life. She is balanced and scheduling to go to the University of Wisconsin in Madison in the tumble.

She will also be honored by the Milwaukee Bucks with a ‘Perseverance Award’ on Friday for her journey.

Cheyenne Schepp experienced a brain tumor taken out in November and is aiding her swim workforce all over again

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