Tishomingo High School preparing for record-setting blood drive

TISHOMINGO, Okla. (KXII) - Students at Tishomingo High School are getting ready for their record-setting blood drive that's been held for nearly 20 years.

The blood drive will be held in the Tishomingo High School Gym November 22 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

The Oklahoma Blood Institute says the event is the largest one-day high school blood drive in Oklahoma.

Student Council President Keona Mason, 17, says students are running the whole thing.

"I'm not a fan of needles, but the idea that I get to help and save up to three lives by just donating one pint really means a lot, and I hope I get to do that this year," Mason said.

The blood drive is not limited to students. Everyone is encouraged to stop by and donate.