1993 Ambassadors

Group photo of 1993 DO-IT Scholars

The following Ambassadors began participating in DO-IT as Scholars in 1993. They continue to pursue college and career goals and encourage younger DO-IT Scholars and Ambassadors.

Rachel, ’93 Scholar

Stroke and partial paralysis. Earned a bachelor’s degree in social work with a minor in applied psychology from Eastern Washington University. Pursuing a master of social work degree through an online program at the University of Southern California. Married and a mother

Mark, ’93 Scholar

Attended Big Bend Community College and Eastern Washington University. Was developing plans for an Internet-based business when he died peacefully in his sleep in 2001.

Katie, ‘93 Scholar

Hearing impairment. Earned a bachelor’s degree in biology from Washington State University, and a master’s degree in physical therapy from Eastern Washington University. Works at Legacy Salmon Creek Medical center in Vancouver, WA, as an inpatient physical therapist. Received her second bilateral cochlear implant. Mother of two.

Nhi, ’93 Scholar

Multiple sclerosis, visual impairment. Works for Seattle Lighthouse for the Blind.

Ryan, ‘93 Scholar

Learning disability. Earned a bachelor’s degree in business from Seattle University. Founder of Fleming’s, a holiday lighting company. Married and owns a home in West Seattle.

Lloyd, ‘93 Scholar

Hearing Impairment. Earned an associate’s degree in electronics technology from Crowder College Electronics Institute in Kansas City, MO. Studying computer forensics at Missouri Southern State University.

Randy, ’93 Scholar

Blind. Earned a bachelor’s degree from The Evergreen State College and a master’s degree in technology management from City University of Seattle. Works as a senior systems analyst at Transaction Network Services. Married with children.

Nadira, ’93 Scholar

Health and mobility impairment. Graduated with computer information technology degree. Works as a court and medical interpreter.


Arthrogryposis multiplex congenital. Engaged in computer projects, is a writer for the community newspaper, and is studying to be a Python/Django developer.

Eric, ’93 Scholar

Visual impairment. Earned an associate’s degree in computer applications from Mt. Hood Community College and a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Portland State University School of Business. Completed an internship with the Portland Jewish Academy in 2013 and received a career pathways certificate in computer information systems from Portland Community College. Pursuing careers in information technology.

Anna, ‘93 Scholar

Blind. Earned a bachelor’s degree in cell and molecular biology at the University of Washington. Was an artist, consultant for Mary Kay Cosmetics, and black belt in Aikido when she died from cancer in June 2004. She received a DO-IT Trailblazer award the same year.

Hollis, ’93 Scholar

Cerebral palsy. Starting his own business selling assistive equipment for wheelchairs.

Matt, ’93 Scholar

Dyslexia. Earned a bachelor of science in mathematics and computer science and a bachelor of arts in international political economy from University of Puget Sound. Director of engineering for a midwest startup. Married with three children.

Mitchell, ’93 Scholar

Spina bifida, Homer’s syndrome, thalamic pain syndrome. Earned an associate’s degree from Wenatchee Valley College and has worked as a professional recording artist.