'95 Ambassadors


[Group Picture of '95 Scholars]

The following Ambassadors began participating in DO-IT as Scholars in 1995. They continue to pursue college and career goals and encourage younger DO-IT Scholars and Ambassadors.

Jesse | Bror | CJ | Andrew | Jeffrey | Wes | Michael | Jorja | Aimee | Shawn | Matt | Jeremy | Bridget | Matthew | Jannette | Bill | Todd | Rachel | Priscilla |

Jesse A., '95 Scholar
Blind
Earned a Bachelor's degree in information technology and a minor in scientific and technical communications from the University of Minnesota-Crookston. Pursuing a career in assistive technology. Currently working on an AmeriCorps project.

Bror B., '95 Scholar
Learning disability
Helps build steel and Toyota pick-ups.

CJ B., '95 Scholar
Attention Deficit Disorder, learning disability
Works in a technical support position at Diamond Multimedia.

Andrew C., '95 Scholar
Muscular Dystrophy
Died of complications from pneumonia in 1996. Had a strong desire to go to college and open his own computer drafting business.

Jeffrey D., '95 Scholar
Psoriatic Arthritis
Plans to attend Shoreline Community College.

Wes G., '95 Scholar
Quadriplegia
Finishing up a degree at Eastern Washington University.

Michael H., '95 Scholar
Dyslexia
Studied architecture, carpentry, and fish and wildlife at Highline Community College.

Jorja J., '95 Scholar
Cerebral Palsy
Earned a Bachelor's degree in therapeutic recreation from Southern Illinois University. Pursuing a Master's of social work at Grand Valley State in Grand Rapids, MI, and working with AmeriCorps.

Aimee L., '95 Scholar
Learning disability
Attended Boise State University.

Shawn L., '95 Scholar
Quadriplegia
Earned a degree in social services at Central Washington University and works as a state advocate for people with disabilities. Member of the Washington State Developmental Disability Council and Self Advocates in Leadership.

Matt L., '95 Scholar
Deaf
Works at Washington Energy and plans to attend a community college to pursue a degree in manufacturing.

Jeremy L, '95 Scholar
Brain injury
Attended Spokane Falls Community College and has a full-time job in a door shop making doors.

Bridget M., '95 Scholar
Hearing impairment
Earned a Bachelor's degree in biology from Whitman College and a Bachelor's degree in speech and hearing sciences. Completed an Au.D. degree at the University of Washington and is now working as a pediatric audiologist at Children's Hospital in Seattle.

Matthew P., '95 Scholar
Epidermolysis Bullosa
Attended the University of Washington with interests in technical communication.

Jannette S., '95 Scholar
Mobility impairment
Earned a Bachelor's degree in public relations with a minor in political science from Arizona State University. Working for State Farm Insurance.

Bill S., '95 Scholar
Cerebral Palsy
Attended Southern Oregon University.

Todd S., '95 Scholar
Spinal cord injury, Quadraplegia

Rachel S., '95 Scholar
Renal failure and hearing loss
Attended Columbia Basin Community College.

Priscilla W., '95 Scholar
Cerebral Palsy
Completed a degree in web design and a degree in web administration. Now works part-time as a Web Accessibility Specialist for DO-IT and as a disability advocate.