'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.

Jennifer, '97 Scholar

Graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in General Studies from the University of North Dakota. Pursuing a possible career in blindness skills education.

Andrew, '97 Scholar

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

Amanda, '97 Scholar

Attends the University of Great Falls, majoring in communications with an emphasis in writing; minoring in computer systems integration. Plans to be a writer for a newspaper or magazine.

Minh, '97 Scholar

Graduated from the University of Washington with a Bachelor of Science in Economics. Looking for a job in retail or banking.

Trent, '97 Scholar

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

Brad, '97 Scholar

Attends 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.

Michael, '97 Scholar

Spina Bifida with Upper Motor Neuron Dysfunction
In first year of an MA-Ph. D. program at the University of Denver's Graduate School of International Studies in Political Theory and International Politics.

Alexi, '97 Scholar

Profoundly deaf
Graduated from the University of Connecticut with English and Publishing degrees. Plan to pursue a career in editing after spending the summer in Greece as a camp counselor for Ionian Village.

Karyn, '97 Scholar

Studying to be a registered nurse at Bellevue Community College.

Shakethia, '97 Scholar

Attends 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

Attends Virginia Tech University, majoring in engineering.

Keaton, '97 Scholar

Attended University of Utah pursuing a career in Engineering. Passed away in 2001 after a battle with cancer.

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

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

Sharon, '97 Scholar

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