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Blood Drive TrophyFor the 4th year in a row, Penn State has collected more units of blood than Michigan State in the 16th Annual PSU-MSU Blood Donor Challenge!

Final Score:
PSU – 2127
MSU – 1914

Since 1994, Penn State has won the annual contest 11 times, steadily increasing its collection totals each year. With over 2,500 people attempting to donate during the three-week competition, it was not difficult for Penn State to exceed the Challenge’s goal of 2,000 units for the 3rd year in a row (Michigan State has never achieved this feat). Penn State actually collected 106% of its goal!

Penn State Student Red Cross Club Advisor Wendi Keeler (seen here with the Challenge trophy) and a few of the club’s officers are attending this Saturday’s football game in East Lansing. In an on-field pregame ceremony, they will accept the trophy and its bragging rights yet again.

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Kari Haffelfinger

Kari is a senior double-majoring in photojournalism and English. Outside of taking photos for Onward State, she is also a member of the Penn State Blue Band, Fall Athletic Band and Pride of the Lions Pep Band. She is the secretary of the Penn State Student Red Cross Club and is also very active in the Penn State Dance Marathon as a member of the Public Relations Photography committee.

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