'99 Ambassadors


[Group photo of '99 Scholars]

The following Ambassadors began participating in DO-IT as Scholars in 1999. They continue to pursue college and career goals and encourage younger DO-IT Scholars and Ambassadors.

Roy | Crystal | Kathy | Danielle | David | Oscar | J.W. | Buffy | Pat | Brandon | Ryan | Zachary | Stuart | Lacey | Nate | Wolfgang | Kelci | Tynesha | Ali

Roy A., '99 Scholar
Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Attended Central Washington University majoring in computer science and minoring in math.

Crystal B., '99 Scholar
Speech and learning disabilities
Attended Central Washington University to study criminal justice.

Kathy B., '99 Scholar
Spina Bifida, Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
Attended Tacoma Community College; majored in accounting and worked in the Admissions office.

Danielle C., '99 Scholar
Mobility and speech impairments
Graduated from Central Washington University with a Bachelor's degree in English and a minor in creative writing.

David D., '99 Scholar
Attended Seattle Central Community College.

Oscar G., '99 Scholar
Quadriplegia
Attended Yakima Community College.

J.W. H., '99 Scholar
Muscular Dystrophy
Graduated from Big Bend Community College and was interested in a career in computer-aided design or video game programming. Passed away in March, 2005.

Buffy H., '99 Scholar
Deaf
Graduated with a degree in physical education from Western Oregon University. Pursuing a Master's degree in deaf education at Western Oregon University; planning to work in coaching, teaching, and administration.

Pat J., '99 Scholar
Learning disability
Earned a PC specialist Associate's degree from Spokane Falls Community College in WA. Currently working at Numerica Credit Union.

Brandon M., '99 Scholar
Hearing impairment
Graduated from Walla Walla Community College with an Associate's degree in turf management. Running a lawn and landscape maintenance and construction business.

Ryan M., '99 Scholar
Learning disability
Earned an Associate's degree from Gray's Harbor Community College.

Zachary M., '99 Scholar
Freeman-Sheldon Syndrome
Attended Seattle Central Community College, majoring in web design. Currently completing an Associate's degree and planning to transfer to a four-year college.

Stuart O., '99 Scholar
Larsen Syndrome
Double amputee, with two artificial legs
Attends the University of Washington as a senior, pursuing a degree in European studies and a minor in political science. Works at the UW Access Technology Lab.

Lacey R., '99 Scholar
Cerebral Palsy and learning disabilities
Attends Shoreline Community College, WA; would like to run a social club for people with physical disabilities.

Nate S., '99 Scholar
Visual impairment
Graduated from the University of Portland with a degree in political science and philosophy. Participates in a variety of volunteer opportunities in Uganda and Africa and attends graduate school.

Wolfgang S., '99 Scholar
Learning disability
Attended Skagit Valley College.

Kelci W., '99 Scholar
Cerebral Palsy
Received Bachelor's degree in education from Eastern Washington University. Currently employed as a summer school teacher in the Lind School District, teaching kindergarten and first grade.

Tynesha W., '99 Scholar
Spina Bifida
Attending The Evergreen State College in Tacoma and completing a Bachelor's degree in liberal arts. Studying to become a child life specialist. Working at Langston-Hughes program for youth.

Ali Z., '99 Scholar
Osteogenesis Imperfecta
Attended Edmonds Community College. Planning to transfer to the University of Washington to study computer engineering.