'02 Ambassadors


[Group photo of '02 Scholars]

DO-IT Ambassadors are pursuing postsecondary studies and careers. They share their experiences with DO-IT Scholars and Pals, encouraging them to pursue their goals in college and employment.

Amy | Silvia | Rebecca | Ian | Saroj | Gimmie | Scott | Leon | Alexandra | James | Jared | Andrew | Rima | Chris | Carson | Dale | Ryan | Angela

Amy, '02 Scholar
Learning disability, attention deficit disorder
Works as a dental assistant.

Silvia, '02 Scholar
Osteogenesis imperfecta, syringomyelia
Attends Big Bend Community College with a major in business accounting.

Rebecca, '02 Scholar
Learning disability
Worked at a nursing home.

Ian, '02 Scholar
Mobility impairment
Attends the University of Washington studying applied and computational mathematical sciences. Interested in software engineering, website construction, or other computer-related occupation.

Saroj, '02 Scholar
Learning disability
Attends Bellevue College. Would like to pursue a career as a social worker.

Gimmie, '02 Scholar
Learning disability
Attends Clark College and is pursuing an associate's degree in business administration.

Scott, '02 Scholar
Asperger's syndrome
Earned bachelor's degrees in political economics and history at the University of Washington. Attending UW Bothell's Master of Arts in Policy Studies program. Worked at the Defense Contract Management Agency this summer.

Leon, '02 Scholar
Cerebral palsy
Pursuing a master's degree in library and information science at the University of Washington Information School. Plans to be a public librarian. Works as an editor at the UW's Disability Resources for Students office.

Alexandra, '02 Scholar
Low vision
Earned a bachelor's degree in biochemistry from the University of Washington. Works in a UW lab.

James, '02 Scholar
Mobility impairment
Earned a political science degree from the Evergreen State College.

Jared, '02 Scholar
Health impairment
Graduated from Columbia Basin College with an associate's degree in liberal arts.

Andrew, '02 Scholar
Learning disability
Studies design at Cornish College of the Arts. Works in abstract painting.

Rima, '02 Scholar
Cerebral palsy
Graduated from the University of Washington with degrees in political science and communications. Completed internships at NOAA and the ACLU.

Chris, '02 Scholar
Muscular dystrophy
Earned a computer science degree from the University of Washington. After several successful internships at Microsoft in high school and college, is now a full-time employee.

Carson, '02 Scholar
Graduated from the University of Washington. Lives in Washington, DC and works in new media, analyzing user behavior for a news magazine's website. Would be happy to be a resource for any Scholars interested in working in new media.

Dale, '02 Scholar
Cerebral palsy
Graduated from Washington State University with a major in political science and minor in criminal justice. Studies law at Gonzaga University and works at the university's legal assistance clinic.

Ryan, '02 Scholar
Cerebral palsy
Studies environmental sciences and technology at the University of Washington, Bothell.

Angela, '02 Scholar
Cerebral palsy
Attends Edmonds Community College and studies psychology to become a social worker or counselor for teenagers.