By: Hannah Bienkowski

       It’s not every day an ice hockey player wakes up and decides to study fashion, but I’m glad I did.  I entered Stevenson’s fashion merchandising program in 2012 and have been a member of the Stevenson Women’s Ice Hockey team since its inaugural season in the fall of 2012. Something that I have learned from hockey is the idea of the team having a championship culture. In order to be a championship culture, your team must have commitment, responsibility, accountability, respectability, trust, and leadership. The concept of a championship culture can easily translate over to success in academics and in your future.

       Fashion and design classes are time consuming and require a lot of effort and ability. I’ve been constantly challenged to manage my time and put 110% into both my schoolwork and my team. While in class, I am pushed to be creative and innovative. Whether it’s designing...Learn More