'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. Participated in a web accessibility workshop this summer.

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 Eastern Washington University with a master's degree in social work.

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

Caleb, '01 Scholar
Visual and mobility impairment
Attends Western Washington University studying human services.

Raechell, '01 Scholar
C7 quadriplegic, profoundly deaf, and respiratorily fragile
Graduated from South Puget Sound Community College. Transferred to Evergreen State College to earn an elementary school teaching degree. Currently studying Spanish.

Lauren, '01 Scholar
Neurofibromatosis
Graduated in June 2009 from Central Washington University with a bachelor's 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
Earned a bachelor's degree in archeology at the University of West Florida.

Amy, '01 Scholar
Cerebral palsy
Studies special education and elementary education at Central Washington University. Teaching as part of degree requirements.

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. 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, majoring in marketing. Competed in the 400m T52, 800m T52, and the men's marathon T5 at the Bejing Paralympics.

Matt, '01 Scholar
Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Earned an associate's degree from Clark College. Currently studying digital technology and culture at Washington State University.