'98 Ambassadors: National Ambassadors

Group photo of 1998 National DO-IT Scholars

National Ambassadors

The following Ambassadors began participating in DO-IT as Scholars in 1998. They continue to pursue college and career goals and encourage younger DO-IT Scholars and Ambassadors.

Blair, '98 Scholar

Brain injury
Completed a Bachelor's degree in applied math from the University of Idaho. Beginning working towards earning a Master's degree in industrial technology.

Emily, '98 Scholar

Cerebral Palsy
Attended Valencia Community College.

Kimberlee, '98 Scholar

Cerebral Palsy
Taking classes at Mesa Community College. Interested in exercise and dance and is taking classes in Hip Hop and Salsa. Also taking pilates and yoga. Has a volunteer job at the Salvation Army.

Amy, '98 Scholar

Cerebral Palsy
Graduated from secretarial school. Taking college business classes at Anoka Technical College. Manages her own business.

Maggie, '98 Scholar

Learning disability
Graduated with a Bachelor's degree in chemical engineering. Currently teaching high school math.

Brian, '98 Scholar

Cerebral Palsy
Graduated from the University of Washington with a Bachelor's degree in mathematics. Working toward a Master's degree in sports management at the University of San Francisco.

Landon, '98 Scholar

Mobility impairment
Attended South Puget Sound Community College, majoring in accounting.

Jessica, '98 Scholar

Attended Santa Fe Community College.

Nick, '98 Scholar

Visual impairment
Attended the Indiana School for the Blind and the University of Notre Dame with majors in economics and computer applications.

David, '98 Scholar

Congenital stationary night blindness and some motor deficiencies
Graduated from Grinnell College with a Bachelor's degree in political science. Attending Portland State University's Public Administration and Policy Ph.D. program.

Jeffrey, '98 Scholar

Ataxia Telangiectasia
Died on April 25, 2006. Graduated from Northeastern University with a Bachelor's degree in biology and geology.

Buddy, '98 Scholar

Attended the University of Alaska with interests in computers and science.

Wesley, '98 Scholar

Earned a Bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, with a major in information systems and a minor in computer science. Currently works as an IT Applications Developer and Software Accessibility Consultant for the State of Nebraska.

John Paul, '98 Scholar

Attended the University of Montana, majoring in psychology. Would like to be a neuropsychologist.

Jessie, '98 Scholar

Cerebral Palsy
Studied abroad in Dublin and Paris; graduated from Arizona State University with a Bachelor's degree in political science (Magna Cum Laude). Graduating from law school at the University of San Francisco in December. Currently interning with the San Francisco Public Defender.

Ivan, '98 Scholar

Cerebral Palsy, learning disability
Graduated with a Bachelor's degree from St. Mary's College of Maryland (Magna Cum Laude). Currently a fourth year student at the University of Maryland School of Law.

Ronald "Hank", '98 Scholar

Hopes to attend computer or radio broadcasting college.

Dustin, '98 Scholar

Graduated from Ball State University with a degree in physical education. Married and working as a high school physical education teacher and head volleyball coach; also head coach of the Minnesota One Junior Olympic Volleyball Team.

Isaiah, '98 Scholar

Spinocerebellar Degeneration
Attended Pacific University to pursue a degree in education.