'96 Ambassadors


[Group Picture of '96 Scholars]

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

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

David B., '96 Scholar
Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD), Dyslexia, and Dysgraphia
Graduated from Eastern Washington University with a Bachelor's degree in microbiology and minors in computer science and chemistry. Working for Midwest Research Institute as a molecular microbiologist in Florida.

Cheri B., '96 Scholar
Paraplegia
Graduated with a Bachelor's degree in molecular and cellular biology from the University of Arizona. Attending medical school at Stanford University with a goal to practice rehabilitation medicine and to continue work on international disability rights issues.

Daniel C., '96 Scholar
Brain tumor
Attended Eastern Connecticut State University and was majoring in computer science with plans to pursue a career in computer programming.

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

Chris F., '96 Scholar
Hearing impairment
Attended Minnesota State University Moorhead majoring in graphic communications with an emphasis in multimedia design. Co-author of several books and articles.

Lucas F., '96 Scholar
Hearing impairment
Attended Western Oregon University majoring in public policy and administration. Working for the Oregon Department of Justice and Benton County Sheriffs Office. Interested in the Peace Corps.

Maria H., '96 Scholar
Deaf
Attended the National Technical Institute for the Deaf and aspires to be a veterinarian, doctor, or marine biologist.

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

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

Katrina M., '96 Scholar
Diabetes
Earned a Bachelor's degree in English and art from Augustana College and a Master's in teaching through City University. Worked at a youth center through the AmeriCorps program. Currently married and teaching 7th grade at I.S. 303 in Brooklyn, NY, and applying to Ph.D. programs for fall of 2007.

Jodi M., '96 Scholar
Cerebral Palsy
Completed a Bachelor's degree in biology and microbiology from Idaho State College and is now pursuing a Doctorate at Iowa State University with focus in genetics and molecular biology.

Anh N., '96 Scholar
Larsen Syndrome
Enrolled in a Master's program in City and Regional Planning at the University of California-Berkeley.

Travis R., '96 Scholar
Blind
Graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln with a Bachelor's degree in computer science and now is production manager for TecAccess LLC, an accessibility consulting firm that specializes in software and web accesibility.

James R., '96 Scholar
Cerebral Palsy
Attended Community College of Allegheny County.

Kevin S., '96 Scholar
Blind
Attended Southeast Community College in Lincoln, Nebraska.

Dana S., '96 Scholar
Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD), learning disability
Completed an Associate's degree at Landmark College. Attends the University of Massachusetts-Lowell and is close to completing a graphic design program. Works as a freelance deco designer for clubs in the greater Boston area.

Joshua S., '96 Scholar
Muscular Dystrophy
Associate's degree in horticulture science, Hawkeye Community College. Owns nursery and garden shop, specializing in water gardens and hostas and does landscape design as well as freelance web design.