2018 Achievement Highlights

Jane Salazar, ‘17 Scholar
Received the Center School Excellence Award in Chemistry.

Chris Schlechty, ‘02 Scholar
Received the “Enabling People with Disabilities” Award from Microsoft during the 2018 Ability Summit.

Emma Metteer, ‘17 Scholar
Earned a motorcycle license.

Ashley Salvati, 04 Scholar
Won the Ivy McMahon’s inspirational athlete award.

Joey Stead, ‘09 Scholar
On the CompTIA A+ Certification 902 exam, obtained a score of 852, setting the record for highest score out of Green River College.

Camilo Ortega, ‘17 Scholar
Earned TestOut Certification through Skill Center IT courses.

Anna Ohrt, ‘17 Scholar
Was keynote speaker at a Camp Goodtimes event that raised a half million dollars.

K Wheeler, ‘13 Scholar
Won two student achievement awards at the University of Washington, the Citizenship Award through the Law, Societies, and Justice program and the Dennis Lang Student Award through the Disability Studies department.

Hannah Werbel, ‘13 Scholar
Won the Boas scholarship for physics for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Erica Chavez, ‘08 Scholar
Received a GO-MAP scholarship and occupational health grant to fund upcoming doctoral studies.

Joshua Schaier, ‘11 Scholar
Chosen as an alternate delegate for the 2018 Washington State Democratic Convention.

PJ O’Grady-Graham, ‘17 Scholar
Has achieved Eagle Scout rank, the highest rank attainable in Boy Scouts of America.

Myles Veal, ‘17 Scholar
Awarded three scholarships, two worth $1,500 (Thunderbird Scholar and Jack Reynolds) and one through Auburn Riverside High School for $500.

Dustine Bowker, ‘13 Scholar
Recipient of the Husky 100, a recognition.based award given to 100 students across all three University of Washington campuses for making the most of their “Husky Experience.”

Jessie Zhang, ‘11 Scholar
Accepted into many mentorship and leadership programs, including the Leadership Institute at the Center for Women & Democracy, the AIGA Changemaker Series, the USBLN Rising Leaders Mentorship Program, and the Hexagon UX Mentorship Program.

Sean Berg, ‘10 Scholar
Received The Paul and Ellen Ruckes Scholarship in the field of engineering or in computer, physical, or life sciences.

Takuya Igarashi, ‘94 Scholar
Traveled around Japan, especially the west side of Honshu Island, the biggest island in Japan.

Shawn Latham, ‘95 Scholar
Awarded Advocate of the Year 2017 from the Center for Independence for work training first responders and emergency medical services (EMS) managers on best practices for communicating with people with disabilities.

Lindsey Muszkiewicz, ‘14 Scholar
Was the events coordinator for the University of Washington Student Disability Commission for the 2017-2018 school year.