This past May 1 the ceremony to induct six class honorees into the Gwinnet County Public Schools hall of fame included speeches from these individuals, including David Saville, a recent Clemson University graduate who has Down Syndrome. He gave one of the most well-received speeches of the night. This ceremony marked the 10th anniversary of the Gwinnet Sports Hall of Fame. While in high school Saville was the Blue Devils football equipment manager. He continued this throughout his college career, serving as Clemson’s football equipment manager.
This is not the first time Seville has been honored in a ceremony. Earlier this year he was honored with the Walter Camp Football Foundation’s American Hero Award. He says both honors meant a great deal two him with the honor was his high school being much more so. The Gwinnet Public Schools Foundations is led by its Senior Executive Officer, Aaron Lupuloff. He led the organizations to carefully select the six inductees. All of the proceeds acquired at this extremely well-attended event went in support of the Gwinnett County Public School Foundation. You can checkout youtube.com to see more.
This foundation is largely to thank for making the public schools in this area some of the finest in the nation. It raises funds in multiple ways, but primarily via sporting events. The foundation has been strongly concentrated on bridging the gap between its wealthy and impoverished students. This year along it has given $456,000 to the county’s 140 schools. This money assisted in the education of 148,000 students.
Aaron earned his Business Administration degree from the University of Alabama. After graduation, beginning in 1982 he would spend over 20 years in a variety of management and supervisory positions. He has spent these years with Bear Stearns/JP Morgan, Raymond James, and Fifth Third Street Bank Securities. In addition to his leadership of GCPSF, Aaron and his wife Jan both serve on the University of Georgia Student Affairs Advisory Board.