Green River Star -

By David Martin

GR wins blood drive competition


Star photo by Stephanie Thompson

Andrew Boldt braces himself as Lisa Gunter, a United Blood Services employee from Casper, inserts a needle into his arm.

Rival schools, united by a common cause, were able to collectively donate more than 600 pints of blood during the annual blood drive challenge Green River and Rock Springs high schools competed in.

Thursday morning at Green River High School, students and faculty donated blood in the school's auditorium. Some, like junior Santana Kunz, had personal reasons to donate.

Kunz' parents instilled the idea of doing good for other people in her. She said about half of her family is unable to donate blood because of cancer and decided to donate after her mother was diagnosed with breast cancer.


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