By Hannah Alldritt
Stephanie Bickel, daughter of Larry and Marcia Bickel of Harper, will be a Senior at the University of Kansas in the fall. Even though she is only three years out of high school, Bickel is already living out her childhood dream.
A true KU sports fan, Bickel has embarked on a series of internships to prepare her for a future as a television sports reporter. In the past three years, she has served as a journalist for the Bill Self Fantasy Camp, a sports intern for 1320 KLWN, producer for KJHK sports radio and an opinion columnist at the University Daily Kansan, KU’s student-run newspaper.
She is currently the sports intern at Kansas First News in Topeka, the student web editor at the KU Biodiversity Institute and an ESPNU Campus Connection correspondent. Come fall, she will add another title to her repertoire as the University Daily Kansan’s Associate Digital Editor.
Bickel credits her high school years with giving her the ability to balance classes...