'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
Graduated from University of Minnesota Crookston with a bachelor's degree in information technology management. Certified vision rehabilitation therapist. Currently is working on master's degree in instructional design and technology at the University of North Dakota. Works as an assistive technology specialist for Minnesota State Services for the Blind.

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

CJ, '95 Scholar
Attention deficit disorder 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. Received master's degree in social work at Grand Valley State University. Worked 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 a small business owner providing web design services. 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. In 2009, served as Ms. Wheelchair Washington, and was first runner up for Ms. Wheelchair America.

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

Todd, '95 Scholar
Spinal cord injury and quadraplegia
Entrepreneur and founder of the Todd Stabelfeldt Foundation.

Rachel, '95 Scholar
Renal failure and hearing loss
Earned teaching degree and certificate.

Priscilla, '95 Scholar
Cerebral palsy
Worked as a web accessibility specialist, a disability advocate, and personal care assistant. Received Presidential Volunteer Services Award in 2010.