'01 Ambassadors


[Group photo of '01 Scholars]

The following Ambassadors began participating in DO-IT as Scholars in 2001. They continue to pursue college and career goals and encourage younger DO-IT Scholars and Ambassadors.

Brandon | Brad | Chris | Elizabeth | Jeff | Caleb | Raechell | Lauren | Matt | Brandon | Alexandra | Jacob | Amy | Mike | Sarah | Brandi | Trisha | Steven | Matt

Brandon, '01 Scholar
Died April 3, 2003, from a respiratory infection. He looked forward to earning a college degree and becoming a software engineer.

Brad, '01 Scholar
ADD and learning disability
Graduated from Central Washington University with a bachelor's degree in sociology.

Chris, '01 Scholar
Duchenne muscular dystrophy
Died in his dorm room on February 18, 2004, after achieving his childhood dream of attending the University of Washington.

Elizabeth, '01 Scholar
Cerebral palsy
Graduated from Central Washington University with a major in family studies and a minor in creative writing.

Jeff, '01 Scholar
ADD
Attends college in Spokane, WA.

Caleb, '01 Scholar
Visual and mobility impairment
Attends Skagit Valley Community College in Mt. Vernon, WA.

Raechell, '01 Scholar
C7 quadriplegic, profoundly deaf, and respiratorily fragile
Would like to be an elementary school or math teacher.

Lauren, '01 Scholar
Neurofibromatosis
Senior at Central Washington University working on a degree in social services.

Matt, '01 Scholar
Dyslexia and short-term memory defect
Attends Central Washington University, majoring in safety and health management, pursuing a career as disaster consultant. Works in emergency management field.

Brandon, '01 Scholar
Hemipelegia
Pursuing a master's degree in the psychology of counseling at the University of Puget Sound.

Alexandra, '01 Scholar
Deaf
Graduated from the University of Washington. Works in accounts payable at Weyerhaeuser.

Jacob, '01 Scholar
ADHD and bilateral clubfeet
Would like to work in a science field.

Amy, '01 Scholar
Cerebral palsy
Studied education at Central Washington University.

Mike, '01 Scholar
Asperger's syndrome
Pursuing two associate's degrees at Shoreline Community College in computer animation and photography.

Sarah, '01 Scholar
Fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva
Graduated from Seattle Pacific University where she studied to be a Spanish-English interpreter and translator.

Brandi, '01 Scholar
Deaf
Sophomore in college. Works with people with disabilities at Connections of Moorhead.

Trisha, '01 Scholar
Learning disability
Would like to become a history or science teacher.

Steven, '01 Scholar
Transverse myelitis
Attends the University of Arizona and is majoring in marketing. On the U.S. Paralympic track and field team competing in the marathon, and the 400m and 800m races in Beijing.

Matt, '01 Scholar
Duchenne muscular dystrophy
Earned an associate's degree from Clark College. May attend the Evergreen State College or Washington State University.