While many students this month learned whether they’ll be attending their first choice school next fall, it’s unlikely anyone had as heartfelt and genuine a reaction to the good news as this young man with Down syndrome.
According to Gawker, Rion Holcome — a 20-year-old with Down syndrome from Roebuck, South Carolina — will attend a specialty program at Clemson University for students with intellectual disabilities. Rion and his family’s excitement over the news is a great reminder not to take a college education for granted.
Watch Rion receive his great news below:
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