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Who isn’t a sucker for Valentine's Day?

posted Feb 15, 2018, 8:37 AM by Cheryl Shuffler   [ updated Feb 15, 2018, 8:38 AM ]
By Triniti Bryant, Student News Ambassador, Draughn High School

For the past 10 years, the goal of Draughn High School's International
Club has been getting involved with the school and doing thoughtful things. Club advisor Chue Siong said his goal for the club is, “too introduce different cultures and spread diversity awareness.” This year for Valentine’s Day, the club decided to do a “sucker for love” fundraiser. Members of the club set up a table outside of the lunch room where students could pre-purchase a sucker and send it to a student of their choosing on Valentine’s Day.
On Wednesday, students around the school received a nice V-day surprise from a friend, significant other or secret admirer. The suckers cost $1 for a random flavor and $1.50 for a specific flavor. The club planned to use the money raised to help advertise and make the international affair occuring on April 27, a truly educational and grand experience. The international affair will be held after school and will showcase at least four different countries. After the sucker sales became final the Interact Club held a drawing of all the names of the people who received a sucker. The prize was a fluffy, white teddy bear. The winner of the traditional Valentine's Day gift was junior Sarah Bartlett. Her boyfriend, Jonathan Gonzalez, sent her the sweet V-day surprise. Sarah says she plans to keep the teddy bear because she enjoys Valentine’s Day. Her favorite part about the day is “all the love.” Who doesn’t love, love? Although the classic cherry sucker seemed to be the most popular, every sucker was a good way to show someone you love them. That’s what today's all about right? No matter who they are or what they mean to you, make sure you show everyone you love how much you care for them on Valentine’s Day and everyday.