Eicher excels with resounding speed

Authored by Jim Langham on May 16, 2014
Eicher excels with resounding speedStephen Eicher and Ron Payne

For Adams Central athlete Stephen Eicher, the fact that he has no hearing is not a hindrance but a challenge and an opportunity to prove to others who have special things to overcome that it can be done successfully.
Eicher, who inherited a family trait of deafness, has a deaf father and two deaf sisters. But he has channeled the situation into that which has brought self-confidence and self-esteem to his life.
“When I came to school, I learned how to sign,” said Eicher. “In more ways than one, I was able to reach out and help others. I was the first deaf child in our family to attend school, so I was able to go home and teach it to my dad and sisters.”
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