'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 and attention deficit disorder
Works as a dental assistant.

Silvia, '02 Scholar
Osteogenesis imperfecta and syringomyelia Attended Big Bend Community College with a major in business accounting. Passed away January 2011.

Rebecca, '02 Scholar
Learning disability
Works at a nursing home as a nurse's aid.

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

Saroj, '02 Scholar
Learning disability
Attended 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 and a master's degree in policy studies from the University of Washington. Worked at the Defense Contract Management Agency and at the University of Washington's Access Technology Center.

Leon, '02 Scholar
Cerebral palsy
Earned a master's degree in library and information science from the University of Washington. Volunteers at a variety of organizations including the Seattle Public Library and the King County Library System.

Alexandra, '02 Scholar
Low vision
Earned a bachelor's degree in biochemistry from the University of Washington. Works in a University of Washington lab. Engaged to be married in October.

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 American Civil Liberties Union.

Chris, '02 Scholar
Muscular dystrophy
Earned a computer science degree from the University of Washington. Has had several successful high school and college internships, and currently works as a full-time software development engineer. Enjoys sailing an accessible boat with Footloose Sailing Association.

Carson, '02 Scholar
Learning disability
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 Gonzaga University with a juris doctor in May 2011.

Ryan, '02 Scholar
Cerebral palsy
Graduated with a degree in environmental sciences and technology from 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.