'00 Ambassadors


[Group photo of '00 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.

Ryan | Nora | Israel | Brian | Ben | Corinna | Kasey | Susanna | Deke | Stephanie | Nick | Nathan | Nohemi | Crystal

Ryan, '00 Scholar
Cerebral palsy
Earned a bachelor's degree in political science from the University of Washington. Works for the Centers for Disease Control as the lead at the Section 508 Help Desk in North Carolina.

Nora, '00 Scholar
Cerebral palsy
Attends Eastern Oregon University, pursuing a master's degree in education.

Israel, '00 Scholar
Blind
Earned an associate's degree from Wenatchee Valley College. Attends Central Washington University, majoring in public relations.

Brian, '00 Scholar
Mild static encephalopathy and patella femoral syndrome
Graduated with a bachelor's degree in political science from the University of Washington. Working towards a funeral director certificate at Lake Washington Technical College.

Benjamin, '00 Scholar
Learning disability
Graduated with honors with a bachelor's degree in political science from University of Oklahoma. Currently is a partner at a hedge fund in New York.

Andrea, '00 Scholar
Earned a bachelor's degree in architectural studies. Worked in Seattle as a computer-aided design (CAD) drafter and architectural assistant at Corke Amento for three years. Currently taking music and theater classes at North Seattle Community College. Volunteer at DO-IT's AccessDesign program during summer 2011.

Corinna, '00 Scholar
Cerebral palsy
Works as a self-advocacy presenter at the ARC of Snohomish County.

Kasey, '00 Scholar
Learning disability
Graduated from Washington State University with a bachelor's degree in political science.

Susanna, '00 Scholar
Cerebral palsy
Attended Gonzaga University for a master's degree. Married with a daughter.

Deke, '00 Scholar
Aphasia
Earned a bachelor's degree from Central Washington University in information technology and administrative management. Works at Nordstrom.

Stephanie, '00 Scholar
Visual impairment
Earned a bachelor's degree in social work from Eastern Washington University. Works at Guide Dogs for the Blind in San Francisco.

Nick, '00 Scholar
Cerebral palsy
Earned a certificate in culinary arts from North Seattle Community College.

Nathan, '00 Scholar
Dyslexia and other learning differences
Attends Shoreline Community College. Pursuing photography professionally. Lifeguard at Dale Turner Family YMCA.

Nohemi, '00 Scholar
Cerebral palsy
Attends Yakima Valley Community College and is pursuing an associate's degree in art and science. Plans to transfer to Washington State University for a bachelor's degree in computer engineering.

Crystal, '00 Scholar
Hearing impairment
Earned bachelor's degree in social work from Eastern Washington University. Has a son.