Schlep Stands Out With Her Unusual Nickname
February 20, 2021
Emily Schleppenbach hit the first grade in Roseau with a surname that brought smiles to her classmates.
"Stepping slipping what?" some of the little Nelsons and Olsons giggled.
So, it must have been something when Emily was five-years-old and had to learn to print her name.
"Oh, yeah, I think they gave me an extra year at school to actually write it completely out so I didn't get held back because it was so long," she said, with a happy laugh.
None of her classmates had such a surname.
"Now, it's even longer because I'm married," said the 2011 Roseau High School graduate.
While she competed...