Hero of the Week: Sister Jean, Loyola

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Sister Jean greets an admirer on Tuesday night before Loyola's home opener against UMKC. Sister Jean greets an admirer on Tuesday night before Loyola's home opener against UMKC.

Join WAND's Gordon Voit every Wednesday for Hero of the Week, where Voit puts the spotlight on a member of the community who is demonstrating unusual character on and off the field!

CHICAGO -- Sister Jean Dolores Schmidt became an international celebrity during Loyola's magical run to the Final Four last spring.

Now that the Ramblers are launching their campaign to return to the Final Four, Sister Jean is back in the spotlight.

As Gordon Voit reports, it's how he noticed her handling the spotlight that makes her Hero of the Week!

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[BONUS VIDEO: SISTER JEAN'S PREGAME SPEECH AND PRAYER TO THE CROWD!]


Week 1: Shannon Roberts, MacArthur
Week 2: Fowler Connell, Danville
Week 3: Ken Leonard, Sacred Heart-Griffin
Week 4: Micah and Dennis Sheppard, Meridian
Week 5: Emily Short, Decatur
Week 6: Veterans and Friends golf 
Week 7: Dre Brown, Mike Dudek, Scotty Gilkey, Illinois/Eastern Illinois
Week 8: Demirjian Family of Decatur
Week 9: Donna Dulle, Mt. Pulaski
Week 10: Moe Dampeer
Week 11: Sister Jean, Loyola

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