'95 Ambassadors


[Group Picture of '95 Scholars]

The following Ambassadors began participating in DO-IT as Scholars in 1995. They continue to pursue college and career goals and encourage younger DO-IT Scholars and Ambassadors.

Jesse | Bror | CJ | Andrew | Jeffrey | Wes | Michael | Jorja | Aimee | Shawn | Matt | Jeremy | Bridget | Matthew | Jannette | Bill | Todd | Rachel | Priscilla |

Jesse, '95 Scholar
Blind
Earned a bachelor's degree in information technology from University of Minnesota, Crookston. Works at the Center for Visually Impaired in Florida on accessible technology and a new computer lab. Getting certified in vision rehabilitation therapy from the National Lighthouse program and studying for a master's degree in instructional design and technology.

Bror, '95 Scholar
Learning disability
Helped build Toyota pickups.

CJ, '95 Scholar
ADD and learning disability
Has worked in a technical support role.

Andrew, '95 Scholar
Muscular dystrophy
Had a strong desire to go to college and open his own computer drafting business when he died of complications from pneumonia in 1996.

Jeffrey, '95 Scholar
Psoriatic arthritis
Attended Shoreline Community College.

Wes, '95 Scholar
Quadriplegia
Attended both Central and Eastern Washington University.

Michael, '95 Scholar
Dyslexia
Attended college courses and is interested in architecture.

Jorja, '95 Scholar
Cerebral palsy
Earned a bachelor's degree in therapeutic recreation from Southern Illinois University. Pursuing a master's degree in social work at Grand Valley State in Grand Rapids, MI. Works as a graduate assistant for the School of Social Work and in program development at a child abuse prevention agency.

Aimee, '95 Scholar
Learning disability
Completed college coursework and works in the medical field.

Shawn, '95 Scholar
Quadriplegia
Earned a bachelor's degree in social services at Central Washington University and a web design certificate from the Art Institute online. Works as webmaster for the Center for Independence. Active member in disability rights groups, including the Washington State Developmental Disabilities Council.

Matt, '95 Scholar
Deaf
Worked at Washington Energy. Attended college classes.

Jeremy, '95 Scholar
Brain injury
Has a successful career as door maker.

Bridget, '95 Scholar
Hearing impairment
Earned a bachelor's degree in biology and speech and hearing sciences from Whitman College. Earned a doctorate in audiology from the University of Washington. Works as a pediatric audiologist at Children's Hospital in Seattle.

Matthew, '95 Scholar
Epidermolysis bullosa
Attended the University of Washington with an interest in technical communication.

Jannette, '95 Scholar
Mobility impairment
Earned a bachelor's degree from Arizona State University and a master's degree from the University of San Diego. Worked for the U.S. Army at Fort Lewis, and is currently serving as Ms. Wheelchair Washington 2009.

Bill, '95 Scholar
Cerebral palsy
Attended college courses. Interested in computers.

Todd, '95 Scholar
Spinal cord injury and quadraplegia
Works as director of operations for a medical software company. Speaker for T-Rollin Enterprises.

Rachel, '95 Scholar
Renal failure and hearing loss
Earned teaching degree and certificate. Substitute teacher and head cheer coach in Tri-Cities.

Priscilla, '95 Scholar
Cerebral palsy
Has used education in web design to work as a web accessibility specialist, a disability advocate, and personal care assistant.