Blood Drive Collects 33 Pints


Noah Wetzel

Mr. Lochhead donates blood at the blood drive.

Chelsea August, Sting Reporter

The Chester High School Student Council collected 33 pints of blood at the Fall Blood Drive on Wednesday, October 26, in Colbert Gym.
The goal was 35 pints. There were five deferrals.
Students 17 and older can use the Red Cross website to schedule appointments to donate. Students signed up with student council members during 8th hour study hall on Monday, October 24, in Juergens Gym.
Donors are encouraged to follow the guidelines on how to safely give blood. Make sure to get a full night’s rest, stay hydrated, and eat a good meal before and after you give blood.