'98 Ambassadors

[Group Picture of '98 WA Scholars]

Washington Ambassadors

The following Ambassadors began participating in DO-IT as Scholars in 1998. They continue to pursue college and career goals and encourage younger DO-IT Scholars and Ambassadors.

Katrina | Eddie | Shavonne | Matt | Chris | Chanon | Marissa | Crystal | Reginald | Khrystal | Michael | Silas | Jessie | Todd | Arnell | Nichole | Corey | Abe

Katrina, '98 Scholar
Traumatic Brain Injury
Completed an Associate's degree in integrated studies at Cascadia Community College in Bothell, WA. Currently attending the University of Washington, pursuing a major in anthropology with a minor in disability studies. Joined an archeology project near Republic, WA, in August 2007.

Eddie, '98 Scholar
Graduated from Spokane Falls Community College in mechanical engineering.

Shavonne, '98 Scholar
Attended the University of New Orleans to pursue a degree in psychology.

Matt, '98 Scholar
Mobility impairment
Plans to attend college or seek gainful employment.

Chris, '98 Scholar
Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD), Dyslexia, and Dysgraphia
Attended Muskingum College in Ohio.

Chanon, '98 Scholar
Cerebral Palsy
Pursuing a degree in social work at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh.

Marissa, '98 Scholar
Cerebral Palsy
Earned an Associate's degree and works at the Federal Aviation Administration as an office administrator.

Crystal, '98 Scholar
Visual impairment
Interested in attending a community college in the Portland area.

Reginald, '98 Scholar
Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
Attended Fort Valley State University, majoring in biology.

Khrystal, '98 Scholar
Full-time mother and wife whose husband is in the military.

Michael, '98 Scholar
Learning disabilities and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Completed a Bachelor's degree at the University of Alberta with majors in physics and mathematical sciences. Currently pursuing a Bachelor's degree in economics and Christian theology, while working at the University of Alberta as Associate Vice President of Student Life. Attended World Youth Day in Cologne, Germany.

Silas, '98 Scholar
Visual impairment
Graduated from LaConnor High School in WA. Would like to program or design video games.

Jessie, '98 Scholar
Dyslexia and Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
Graduated from the University of Washington with a Bachelor's degree in informatics and dance. Working as an Information Management Leadership Associate at Washington Mutual corporate office.

Todd, '98 Scholar
Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
Attends Edmonds Community College studying music.

Arnell, '98 Scholar
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), communication disorder
Plans to attend Olympic College to study integrated multimedia.

Nichole, '98 Scholar
Scoliosis and Kyphosis with Metatrophic dwarfism, Dysplasia, and Condrodystrophy
Graduated from the Evergreen State College with a Bachelor's degree in theater and English literature.

Corey, '98 Scholar
Tourette Syndrome, Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD), and Panic Disorder
Majoring in mechanical engineering at Seattle University.

Abe, '98 Scholar
Visual impairment
Plans to pursue a career in music.

[Group Picture of '98 National Scholars]

National Ambassadors

The following Ambassadors began participating in DO-IT as Scholars in 1998. They continue to pursue college and career goals and encourage younger DO-IT Scholars and Ambassadors.

Blair | Emily | Kimberlee | Justin | Amy | Maggie | Brian | Landon | Jessica | Nick | David | Jeffrey | Buddy | Wesley | John Paul | Jessie | Ivan | Ronald "Hank" | Dustin | Isaiah

Blair, '98 Scholar
Brain injury
Completed a Bachelor's degree in applied math from the University of Idaho. Beginning working towards earning a Master's degree in industrial technology.

Emily, '98 Scholar
Cerebral Palsy
Attended Valencia Community College.

Kimberlee, '98 Scholar
Cerebral Palsy
Taking classes at Mesa Community College. Interested in exercise and dance and is taking classes in Hip Hop and Salsa. Also taking pilates and yoga. Has a volunteer job at the Salvation Army.

Justin, '98 Scholar
Cerebral Palsy
Graduated with an Associate's degree in wilderness recreation leadership at North Country Community College in Saranac Lake, NY. Working as a youth crew leader for the Montana Conservation Corps in Billings, MT.

Amy, '98 Scholar
Cerebral Palsy
Graduated from secretarial school. Taking college business classes at Anoka Technical College. Manages her own business.

Maggie, '98 Scholar
Learning disability
Graduated with a Bachelor's degree in chemical engineering. Currently teaching high school math.

Brian, '98 Scholar
Cerebral Palsy
Graduated from the University of Washington with a Bachelor's degree in mathematics. Working toward a Master's degree in sports management at the University of San Francisco.

Landon, '98 Scholar
Mobility impairment
Attended South Puget Sound Community College, majoring in accounting.

Jessica, '98 Scholar
Attended Santa Fe Community College.

Nick, '98 Scholar
Visual impairment
Attended the Indiana School for the Blind and the University of Notre Dame with majors in economics and computer applications.

David, '98 Scholar
Congenital stationary night blindness and some motor deficiencies
Graduated from Grinnell College with a Bachelor's degree in political science. Attending Portland State University's Public Administration and Policy Ph.D. program.

Jeffrey, '98 Scholar
Ataxia Telangiectasia
Died on April 25, 2006. Graduated from Northeastern University with a Bachelor's degree in biology and geology.

Buddy, '98 Scholar
Attended the University of Alaska with interests in computers and science.

Wesley, '98 Scholar
Earned a Bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, with a major in information systems and a minor in computer science. Currently works as an IT Applications Developer and Software Accessibility Consultant for the State of Nebraska.

John Paul, '98 Scholar
Attended the University of Montana, majoring in psychology. Would like to be a neuropsychologist.

Jessie, '98 Scholar
Cerebral Palsy
Studied abroad in Dublin and Paris; graduated from Arizona State University with a Bachelor's degree in political science (Magna Cum Laude). Graduating from law school at the University of San Francisco in December. Currently interning with the San Francisco Public Defender.

Ivan, '98 Scholar
Cerebral Palsy, learning disability
Graduated with a Bachelor's degree from St. Mary's College of Maryland (Magna Cum Laude). Currently a fourth year student at the University of Maryland School of Law.

Ronald "Hank", '98 Scholar
Hopes to attend computer or radio broadcasting college.

Dustin, '98 Scholar
Graduated from Ball State University with a degree in physical education. Married and working as a high school physical education teacher and head volleyball coach; also head coach of the Minnesota One Junior Olympic Volleyball Team.

Isaiah, '98 Scholar
Spinocerebellar Degeneration
Attended Pacific University to pursue a degree in education.