2015 Honorees

Brad Schenck

Brad SchenckBrad Schenck is a warrior. He has spent his enitre career protecting his family and community as a father, Police Officer, and Military Member.

On May 17th, 2016, He was accurately diagnosed at the Fargo VA with a large brain tumor near his left ear. Prior to that diagnosis, he was having difficulties with word finding adn reading. He went to a local hospital where he was diagnosed as having a concussion. The VA rushed him by ambulance to the U of M Medical Center in Minneapolis.

Brad underwent brain surgery for tumor resection. They were able to remove approximately 80% of the tumor, identified as Stage II Ogleodendroglioma. He continued with radiation adn chemotherapy treatment every day for 6 weeks. Chemotherapy continued another 6 months; 5 days on and 22 days off.

"I feel so honored, loved, and blessed to have the support and strength from my family, friends, doctors, nurses, and God. Never Give Up, Dig Deep, Be a HERO! I love you Sara, Colby, Bentley, and Mackenzie."