For Immediate Release
June 25, 2014
SACRAMENTO, CA – Strike up the band for 2014 BloodSource High Scholarship Awardees! BloodSource, not-for-profit since 1948, recently announced that a total of 100 scholarships have been awarded to graduating seniors in Northern and Central California. These $500 scholarships demonstrate the BloodSource commitment to community and recognize the important lifesaving service students provide.
Meredith Spencer, BloodSource Director of Operations, Recruitment, praises the work of high school blood drive committees, "Students who help organize their school blood drives are dedicated to saving lives. Their enthusiasm, creativity, and energy produce great success. We are proud to recognize their accomplishments through our scholarship program."
Eligible nominees participated on their high school blood drive committees, submitted an essay, and maintained a 3.0 Grade Point Average.
BloodSource hosted 283 blood drives at 188 high schools throughout Northern and Central California collecting over 18,700 pints of blood during the 2013-2014 academic year. High school students – along with their advisors - play an important role in helping schedule, educate and run campus blood drives which ensure an available blood supply for patients treated at over 40 regional hospitals.
Congratulations to all BloodSource Scholarship Awardees throughout the region! Together, we do save lives.
View the complete list of 2013-2014 BloodSource scholarship recipients
Established in 1948 as a not-for-profit community blood bank, BloodSource provides lifesaving services to millions of people in 30 counties throughout Northern and Central California.