'94 Ambassadors


[Group Picture of '94 Scholars]

The following Ambassadors began participating in DO-IT as Scholars in 1994. They continue to pursue college and career goals and encourage younger DO-IT Scholars and Ambassadors.

Anthony | Ben | Jen | Maria | Daniel | Travis | Takuya | Sherri | Shawnna | Nguyen | Sara | Carolyn | Kris | Megan

Anthony, '94 Scholar
Cerebral palsy and learning disabilities
Works in research and development at the Prentke Romich Company. Lectures on augmentative and alternative communication. Assists with Talking With Technology, a summer camp for augmentative and alternative communicators ages 7-21.

Ben, '94 Scholar
Spinal muscular dystrophy
Earned a bachelor's degree in English from the University of Washington and a law degree from Pepperdine School of Law. Passed the Washington State Bar Exam in 2004. Works as a lawyer in Kennewick, WA.

Jen, '94 Scholar
Undiagnosed severe neuropathy
Founder and co-director of GimpGirl Community (http://gimpgirl.com/). Married.

Maria, '94 Scholar
Post-polio
Lives in Vancouver, WA, with her husband and child. Works for a utility company and enjoys being a mother.

Daniel, '94 Scholar
Learning disability
Earned an associate's degree from Pierce Community College. Works as a shop supervisor for Pacific Office Automation.

Travis, '94 Scholar
Health and orthopedic impairments and dwarfism
Graduated with a bachelor's degree in computer science from Utah State University. Works for 21st Century Technologies as a software engineer. Married.

Takuya, '94 Scholar
Health impairment, nervous system dysmorphia, and congenital scoliosis
Studied physics, biology, mathematics, and computers at the University of Washington. Lives in Japan, pursuing a technology career.

Sherri, '94 Scholar
Visual impairment
Earned a degree in psychology from Southern Oregon University.

Shawnna, '94 Scholar
Muscular dystrophy
Worked at Columbia Industries in Kennewick, WA. Died in October of 2003.

Nguyen, '94 Scholar
Paralysis from brain injury
Participates in various volunteer positions in the community.

Sara, '94 Scholar
Dyslexia
Graduated from University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Married and has a baby.

Carolyn, '94 Scholar
Cerebral palsy and low vision
Studied science in college.

Kris, '94 Scholar
Visual impairment
Earned a bachelor's degree in psychology and chemistry from Oregon State University (OSU) and a master's degree in information technology management from the University of Phoenix. Now chief technology officer and director of information services for the OSU College of Business.

Megan, '94 Scholar
Chronic lyme disease
Earned a bachelor's degree in biology from Pacific Lutheran University and a Certificate in Sign Lanuage. Works in the field of microbiology.