May 25, 2019

UMW Swimmer Makes Splash in Record-Breaking Race

Joey Peppersack ‘21 remembers his first-ever swim practice: The piercing cold of the outdoor pool in Hopewell, Virginia. Finishing last in his lane. But for the 9-year-old who’d lost his right leg, there was something freeing in it, too. Back at home, wrapped under a blanket, Peppersack told himself what he so often did. “Next […]