Successful blood drive impacts ‘up to 133 lives’

Both students and faculty participate


Jackie Gantz

During the blood drive on Oct. 3, senior Kaleb Wasmuth provides his donation.

Megaphone Staff

The first blood drive of the school year took place on Oct. 3 in the Shiel Student Life Center, and according to the teacher who coordinated the event, potentially impacted up to 133 lives.

During the event, which lasted from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., the goal of 43 whole blood donations was met, and the goal of one double red blood cell donations was exceeded by seven, according to theology teacher Mrs. Katie Lewis.