Jolie Sherman Intern Jolie Sherman Jolie Sherman is a newsroom intern at WGLT. She joined WGLT in fall 2019. Ways to Connectemail ER Work Helps Nurse See Coronavirus From All Sides By Ryan Denham & Jolie Sherman • May 4, 2020 Abbi Sorrells / Facebook McLean County registered nurse Abbi Sorrells has worked on the front lines of the pandemic. She says she understands the desire to reopen parts of the economy. High School Seniors Lose Final Moments Before Graduation By Ryan Denham & Jolie Sherman • Apr 23, 2020 Staff / WGLT The coronavirus has ripped away many things from many people, including high school seniors. Want To Be A Hero? Volunteer For Agency Serving Older Adults By Jolie Sherman • Apr 17, 2020 Jacqueline Larma / AP “You are my hero for today." That’s what one senior citizen said to East Central Illinois Area Agency on Aging (ECIAAA) Director Susan Real as she completed her last round of deliveries. Snowfall In Spring? B-N To See More Late Season Snow Thursday Into Friday By Jolie Sherman • Apr 15, 2020 Staff / WGLT Harbingers of spring — budding trees, green grass, and a sunny sky — may not point to warmer weather as quickly as central Illinoisans might expect. B-N Businesses Band Together Through commUNITY Campaign By Jolie Sherman • Apr 6, 2020 Meltdown Creative Works A new campaign aims to bring Bloomington-Normal businesses closer together during the coronavirus pandemic. Johns Hopkins Mathematician from B-N Breaks Barriers and Wins Research Grant By Jolie Sherman • Feb 27, 2020 Johns Hopkins University Bloomington-Normal native Emily Riehl found her passion early on. Before graduating University High School, her teachers recognized her gift in mathematics. Allegiant Adds CIRA Flights To Florida Panhandle By Jolie Sherman • Feb 11, 2020 Jolie Sherman / WGLT Allegiant will add its third nonstop route to Florida from Central Illinois Regional Airport (CIRA) in Bloomington starting this summer, officials said Tuesday. Heartland Varsity Esports Team Set To Launch In Fall By Jolie Sherman • Feb 4, 2020 Megan McGowan / WGLT In a nod to the academic and life skills that stem from student involvement, Heartland Community College will soon become the third higher education institution in Bloomington-Normal to offer a varsity esports team. Helping Veterinarians Make It Through The Toughest Times By Jolie Sherman & Mary Cullen • Jan 3, 2020 Staff / WGLT Being a veterinarian sounds like any animal lover’s dream. You get to work with friendly, furry, tail-wagging clients. But the job is a lot harder than it looks. B-N High Schoolers Get A Chance To Run State Government By Jolie Sherman • Dec 16, 2019 Jolie Sherman / WGLT This spring, students from Normal Community High School will sit in the seats of senators. Gamma Phi Circus Ready For Showtime At Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade By Jolie Sherman • Nov 26, 2019 Izzy Carroll / WGLT A few students from Illinois State University will spend Thanksgiving with 50 million people. Of course, not around the dining room table. $500K Grant To Expand Access To Children's Home & Aid Family Visitation Center By Jolie Sherman • Oct 23, 2019 Google Maps A $500,000 federal grant will help a Bloomington child and family service agency expand its weekly supervised visitations and safe exchanges to more clients. Olympia 4-H Club Gets $25K Grant To Expand Emergency Mini Food Pantries By Jolie Sherman • Oct 17, 2019 State Farm Youth in the Olympia school district are getting some big help as they chip away at food insecurity in rural McLean County. YWCA Stepping Stones Transitions To New Hotline Number By Jolie Sherman & Ryan Denham • Oct 10, 2019 Keym | Science Museum Group Collection / Creative Commons YWCA McLean County’s Stepping Stones program says its updated hotline number will provide quicker and more direct help to anyone who has experienced sexual assault or abuse and stalking. Bloomington Junior High Teacher Up For State's Top Teacher Award By Jolie Sherman • Sep 26, 2019 Jolie Sherman / WGLT Next month the 2020 Illinois Teacher of the Year will be chosen from among the 10 finalists.