Sister Jean given Trailblazer Award by The Village Chicago

Sister Jean Dolores Schmidt spoke at a press conference Friday while Loyola students boarded a bus for an 18-hour drive to San Antonio. (WLS)

Sister Jean is the recipient of the first Trailblazer Award from The Village Chicago.

Sister Jean serves as the Loyola Ramblers men's basketball team chaplain. She made national headlines during the Rambler's Final Four run in the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament.

The Village Chicago is an advocacy group for older Chicagoans. The group said Sister Jean is an inspiration to everyone over the age of 50.
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