Student Hunger Drive Totals 46K Pounds More Than Last Year

The 2017 QC Student Hunger Drive held their finale rally on Thursday evening.

The Grand Total was 424,845 pounds of food collected for the River Bend Food Bank, 46,000 more pounds than last year.

For six weeks, 17 area high schools reached out to the community to collect food for the hungry in the Quad Cities. It's the 32nd year this event as been held.

Alleman High School collected the most pounds with 65,923.

The Division Winners are listed below:

Division A - 1st Place - Pleasant Valley High School - 45.31 pounds per student

Division B - 1st Place - Alleman High School - 151.20 pounds per student

Division C - 1st Place - Rivermont Collegiate - 159.60 pounds per student

Division D - Crossroads - 212.90 pounds per student

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