The South Orangetown School District will hold a blood drive in memory of Quincy Marie Hedges, the 17-year-old Sparkill resident and Tappan Zee High School student who was killed in an automobile accident Feb. 18.
The blood drive will be held from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. in the Tappan Zee High School gym.
The statement from the South Orangetown School District Reads:
TZHS's Quincy, was tragically taken from us on February 18th.
Quincy was a talented artist and photographer
And a loving daughter and friend
Who is already deeply missed by the entire TZ community.
Please join us as we donate the GIFT of LIFE in honor of Quincy’s life.
All Students, Faculty, and Community Members age 16 and above are welcome. Sign up on-line at www.nybloodcenter.org or call or e-mail Judy Flagg, RN, Tappan Zee School Nurse at (845) 680 1647 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
All student donors require parental permission. Students can sign up at the sign-up table during the lunch periods to get your Student Brochure which contains the required permission form. You must weigh at least 110 pounds. Additional height and weight requirements apply to donors under age 19.
If you have medical eligibility questions, please call 1-800-688-0900. Please eat and be well hydrated before donating. Please bring identification with photo or signature.