'93 Ambassadors


[Group Picture of '93 Scholars]

The following Ambassadors began participating in DO-IT as Scholars in 1993. They continue to pursue college and career goals and encourage younger DO-IT Scholars and Ambassadors.

Rachel | Mark | Katie | Nhi | Lloyd | Randy | Nadira | Rodney | Eric | Anna | Hollis | Matt | Mitch

Rachel, '93 Scholar
Stroke and partial paralysis
Completed a bachelor's degree in social work with a minor in applied psychology at Eastern Washington University. Works for Shelter Care with mentally ill homeless adults and at the Child Center with children who are mentally ill or emotionally disturbed.

Mark, '93 Scholar
Attended Big Bend Community College and Eastern Washington University. Was developing plans for an Internet-based business when he died peacefully in his sleep in 2001.

Katie, '93 Scholar
Hearing impairment
Completed a bachelor's degree in biology from Washington State University and earned a master's degree in physical therapy from Eastern Washington University. Works at Providence Hospital in Portland, OR, as an acute care physical therapist and takes care of her two sons. Received a cochlear implant.

Nhi, '93 Scholar
Multiple sclerosis
Works for Seattle Lighthouse for the Blind as an office assistant.

Lloyd, '93 Scholar
Hearing impairment
Attends Crowder College. Engaged to be married to his fiancé who is deaf. Works at a hotel front desk and offers technical support. Plans to attend Missouri Southern State University.

Randy, '93 Scholar
Blind
Earned a bachelor's degree from the Evergreen State College. Working on a master's degree in technology management from City University of Seattle. Works as a manager of enterprise services at Transaction Network Services. Married with two children.

Nadira, '93 Scholar
Health and mobility impairment
Graduated with computer information technology degree.

Rodney, '93 Scholar
Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita
Attends North Seattle Community College with plans to go into pre-law studies.

Eric, '93 Scholar
Visual impairment
Earned an associate's degree in computer applications from Mt. Hood Community College. Graduated from Portland State University with a bachelor's degree in business administration and marketing information technology. Looking for an entry level position in IT at a service desk or as a desktop support specialist. Taking classes at Portland Community College, working toward A+ and Microsoft certifications.

Anna, '93 Scholar
Blind
Earned a bachelor's degree in cell and molecular biology at the University of Washington. Was an artist, consultant for Mary Kay Cosmetics, and black belt in Aikido when she died from cancer in June of 2004.

Hollis, '93 Scholar
Cerebral palsy
Starting own business selling adaptive equipment for wheelchairs.

Matt, '93 Scholar
Dyslexia
Works as a software developer and is working toward a second degree in international political economy (IPE). Plans to use IPE and computer science degrees to work on reducing global poverty. Lives with his wife in Tacoma.

Mitch, '93 Scholar
Spina bifida, Homer's syndrome, and thalamic pain syndrome
Earned his associate's degree from Wenatchee Valley College and has worked as a professional recording artist.