'96 Ambassadors


[Group Picture of '96 Scholars]

The following Ambassadors began participating in DO-IT in 1996. They continue to pursue college and career goals and encourage younger Scholars and Ambassadors.

David | Cheri | Daniel | David | Chris | Lucas | Maria | Mike | Rebecca | Katrina | Jodi | Anh | Travis | James | Kevin | Dana | Joshua

David, '96 Scholar
Graduated from Eastern Washington University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Microbiology and minors in Computer Science and Chemistry. Working for Midwest Research Institute as an assistant scientist.

Cheri, '96 Scholar
Paraplegia
Majoring in molecular and cellular biology at the University of Arizona, with a goal to be a physician who works with disabled children.

Daniel, '96 Scholar
Brain tumor
Senior at Eastern Connecticut State University, majoring in computer science. Plans to pursue a career in computer programming.

David, '96 Scholar
Albinism and low vision
Attends Eastern Oregon State College.

Chris, '96 Scholar
Hearing impairment
Majoring in graphic communications with an emphasis in Multimedia Design and planning to graduate from Minnesota State University Moorhead in December '04. Co-author of several books and articles.

Lucas, '96 Scholar
Majoring in public policy and administration at Western Oregon University. Working for the Oregon Department of Justice and Benton County Sheriff's Office. Interested in the Peace Corps.

Maria, '96 Scholar
Deaf
Attending the National Technical Institute for the Deaf. Aspires to be a veterinarian, doctor, or marine biologist.

Mike, '96 Scholar
Attention Deficit Disorder
Attends Pacific Lutheran University.

Rebecca, '96 Scholar
Cerebral Palsy
Junior at San Diego State University, majoring in political science and minoring in interior design. Hopes to design accessible homes.

Katrina, '96 Scholar
Diabetes
B.A. in English and Art, Augustana College. Danced with the Dance Company at Augustana for three years.

Jodi, '96 Scholar
Cerebral Palsy
B.S. in Biology and Microbiology from Idaho State College. Pursuing doctorate at Iowa State University with focus in genetics and molecular biology.

Anh, '96 Scholar
Larsen Syndrome
Starting first year in graduate school at the University of California at Berkeley, working towards a Master's in City and Regional Planning. Intends to attend law school.

Travis, '96 Scholar
Blind
Graduated from the University of Nebraska Lincoln in 2003 with a B. S in Computer Science. Works as a software engineer and entrepreneur.

James, '96 Scholar
Cerebral Palsy
Graduated from Poquoson High School. May attend the University of Pittsburgh. Hopes to open a restaurant or other business.

Kevin, '96 Scholar
Blind
Attends Southeast Community College - Lincoln, majoring in history. Participated in the NASA Space Camp program.

Dana, '96 Scholar
Attention Deficit Disorder and learning disability
A.A., Landmark College. Will transfer to the University of Massachusetts-Lowell or Northeastern to pursue a B.S. in computer technology.

Joshua, '96 Scholar
Muscular Dystrophy
A.A.S. in Horticulture Science, Hawkeye Community College. Owns nursery and garden shop, specializing in water gardens and hostas; does landscape design.