'97 Ambassadors

Group photo of 1997 DO-IT Scholars

The following Ambassadors began participating in DO-IT in 1997. They continue to pursue college and career goals and encourage younger Scholars and Ambassadors.

Andrew, '97 Scholar

Mobility impairment
Majoring in physics at the Rochester Institute of Technology.

Amanda, '97 Scholar

Attending the University of Great Falls, majoring in communications with an emphasis in writing, and minoring in computer systems integration. Plans to be a writer for a newspaper or magazine. Intern in Summer Study '99.

Jennifer, '97 Scholar

Graduated with a degree in General Studies from the University of North Dakota. Pursuing the possibility of a career in blindness skills education.

Minh, '97 Scholar

Attending the University of Washington. Plans to major in international business.

Trent, '97 Scholar

Attending Bellevue Community College and working at Target as a customer service helper.

Brad, '97 Scholar

Attending the University of Arizona, majoring in mechanical engineering.

Ben, '97 Scholar

A.A.S. in design drafting and a mechanical design certificate from Green River Community College. Working towards an architectural and civil drafting degree.

Justin, '97 Scholar

Attending St. Pete Junior College. Enjoys playing guitar and singing country music.

Michael, '97 Scholar

Spina Bifida with Upper Motor Neuron Dysfunction
Pursuing a degree in history and philosophy at Colorado College. Plans to attend graduate school and become a European history professor.

Alexi, '97 Scholar

Profoundly deaf
Double majoring in English and publishing at the University of Connecticut. Plans to pursue a career in editing.

Karyn, '97 Scholar

Working as a sales consultant for Verizon. Interests include playing on the computer, riding bikes, and watching movies.

Shakethia, '97 Scholar

Attending Mississippi State University, majoring in accounting. Plans to attend graduate school.

Steven, '97 Scholar

Severe hearing loss
Economics major from the University of Connecticut. Pursuing an M.B.A. at the University of New Haven.

Chris, '97 Scholar

Attending Virginia Tech University, majoring in engineering.

Laura, '97 Scholar

Ischemic spinal cord injury
B.A. in physics and philosophy, Hendrix College. Pursuing graduate studies in physics at the University of Arkansas.

Veronica, '97 Scholar

Attending Harvard, majoring in social studies. Hopes to become a political strategist.

Sharon, '97 Scholar

Retinitis Pigmentosa, low vision
Attending Portland State University, majoring in social sciences. Plans to become a teacher for the visually impaired.