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Hurley blood drive draws $1,000 scholarship

 

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STUDENTS, STAFF and community members donate blood at an American Red Cross blood drive at the Hurley K-12 School on Thursday.

HURLEY — The Hurley K-12 School played host to an American Red Cross blood drive Thursday.

According to elementary secretary Leola Maslanka, it was the third drive that the school has done this year, with 97 pints of blood collected after the first two.

The goal is to have enough units to collect a scholarship from the Red Cross for a graduating senior. Going into Thursday, the school had enough for a $1,000 scholarship and needed 54 more pints to increase the scholarship to $1,500.

“Unfortunately, we came up one short with 53,” said Maslanka. “But we’re happy with everything.

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