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ClemsonLIFE in the News

ClemsonLIFE student David Saville ClemsonLIFE Students in the Spotlight - January 2015

ClemsonLIFE student David Saville was featured in in Clemson World Magazine: "If you’ve attended football games, you may have seen student equipment manager David Saville on the sidelines. Saville, who has Down Syndrome, hit the national spotlight this past year when he was featured in ESPN commentator Holly Rowe’s “Front Rowe” series as well as being a keynote speaker at the National Down Syndrome Congress Convention." Read the article.

David Saville with Clemson Football Equipment Mangers Team

Special Impact - November 2014

An inspiring story about Clemson Football Equipment Manager, David Saville. Read more.

ClemsonLIFE Students at football practice ClemsonLIFE "All In" with Tigers - October 2014

Members of the ClemsonLIFE (Learning is for Everyone) Program enjoyed a field-trip of sorts Tuesday afternoon. Students in the program were invited to Clemson football practice by head coach Dabo Swinney. The ClemsonLIFE program has enjoyed immense success over the years as it provides students with intellectual disabilities the opportunity to reside on a college campus and learn to be independent by teaching functional academics, independent living, employment and social/leisure skills. ClemsonLIFE student David Saville is working as a student equipment manager for the football team, and on Tuesday, his classmates had the chance to watch him at work. Read more and watch the video.

Clemson Football and David Saville's Postgame Dance with Team - October 2014

Clemson routed North Carolina State over the weekend, but the 41-0 victory wasn't the highlight of the day for the Tigers. The best moment came in the locker room after the game when team manager David Saville got in front of the team and broke out a victory dance. The team went wild when he finished showing off his moves.

Rion Holcombe Rion Holcombe Featured on CBS - August 2014

On August 22, 2014 Rion Holcombe was featured on CBS nightly news. CBS takes a look at Rion's journey from acceptance into the ClemsonLIFE program all the way to move in on August 17, 2014. Rion is part of an incoming class of 9 students. See the CBS Evening News story and the WSPA story leading up to the Evening News broadcast.

David Saville, Hooly Rowe, Dwayne Allen at National Down Syndrome Convention David Saville at the NDSC - July 2014

Former Clemson tight end Dwayne Allen and David Saville were speakers at the National Down Syndrome Congress that took place July 10-14 in Indianapolis, IN. See more.

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