LAHS Hosts First Blood Drive Since 2010

Student Nicole Howze and Los Alamos Police Cpl. Jordan Redmond participate in Monday’s first blood drive hosted by Los Alamos High School since 2010. Nineteen donors gave blood iduring the 2010 event while 44 staff and students participated in Monday’s drive, collectively donating 52 units of blood. That has the potential to help 156 patients, according to a United Blood Services contact. Courtesy photo

Students from left, Alyssa Solano, Nicole Howze and Dillon Barnes particpate in Monday’s Los Alamos High School blood drive. Students who attend schools that host two blood drives a year are eligible for a $1,000 scholarship through United Blood Services. Los Alamos Police Cpl. Jordan Redmond is coordinating with United Blood Services to schedule another blood drive for the spring semester, hopefully corresponding with the Community Blood Drive that is hosted at the First Baptist Church. Courtesy photo
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