Havelock High students give at blood drive

Published: Monday, December 16, 2013 at 09:02 AM.

“Somebody can have some blood if they need it,” she said. “I just wanted to help somebody out and do something good in my life.”

Of course, some students didn’t even flinch when they donated blood.

“Shots don’t bother me,” said senior Nick Stillwell, who was donating blood for the third time.

He spent the 15 minutes of the procedure looking relaxed on a cot playing a game on his cell phone.

“You just have to ignore it and be distracted,” he said.

The student council at Havelock High sponsored the blood drive, but faculty representative John McLeod said the whole school participates.

“You’ve got all the teachers involved and the students,” he said. “It takes all kinds of folks.”

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