Low Country Down Syndrome: 2020 Night of Champions President's Honorees

Staff Report From Savannah CEO

Wednesday, May 6th, 2020

Will Howell, a Darien-based entrepreneur, and Kevin Sheehan, who heads an organization dedicated to improving the lives of differently abled people, will receive the President’s Award when the Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society holds its 11th annual Night of Champions later this year.

The event was originally scheduled for April 2 but was postponed due to the coronavirus crisis. A new date has not been determined.

Howell, 20, hasn’t allowed cerebral palsy to stand in the way of founding WillPower Ties, a recently launched internet-based firm that markets a line of ties, bowties and even doggie bowties.

Sheehan has been the national president of AMBUCS, an organization famous for the adaptive tricycles – Amtrykes – it provides to give mobility to children who otherwise could never experience pedaling a wheeled vehicle.