1998 Scholars - Washington
1998 Scholars - National
Plans to pursue a career in music.
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, communication disorder
Has worked in retail.
Attention deficit disorder, dyslexia, dysgraphia
Audio engineer for Ford Audio Service and live sound engineer for Super Geek League’s Sci Fi Punk.
Tourette syndrome, attention deficit disorder, panic disorder
Earned a degree in mechanical engineering from Seattle University. Employed as a design engineer at Centrix Aerospace.
Earned a degree in mechanical engineering from Spokane Falls Community College.
Hopes to attend college for computer or radio broadcasting.
Earned a bachelor’s degree in political science, magna cum laude, from Arizona State University and a law degree from the University of San Francisco. Received a DO-IT Trailblazer award in 2009.
Dyslexia, attention deficit disorder
Earned a bachelor’s degree in informatics with a minor in dance, as well as a master of business administration, from the University of Washington. Received a DO-IT Trailblazer award in 2005. Manages a fraud prevention data science team at Amazon Web Services. Currently building a new team in Berlin, Germany.
Traumatic brain injury
Earned an associate degree in integrated studies from Cascadia Community College and a bachelor’s degree in global studies with a minor in human rights from the University of Washington Bothell. Investigating personal genealogy, as well as helping other genealogists, and sharing the findings on Ancestry.com through the “Carter Family Tree.” Completed hand-stitching a Christmas stocking in time for Christmas, part of which was self-designed. Received a DO-IT Trailblazer award in 2012.
Full-time mother and wife.
Attended South Puget Sound Community College.
Works as a lead office administrator for the Federal Aviation Administration.
Attends Spokane Falls Community College studying cybersecurity. Hopes to become a network security analyst.
Learning disabilities, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
Earned a bachelor of science degree in mathematical sciences and physics from the University of Alberta. Earned a bachelor of education degree in secondary education. Works for Qi Creative as an education consultant and behavior coach, helping children with special needs, their families, and their communities. Runs own marketing company that specializes in social causes.
Metatrophic dwarfism, dysplasia, epilepsy
Earned a bachelor’s degree from The Evergreen State College. Likes volunteering and doing community service. Enjoys playing the drums, traveling, and watching the performing arts. Certified in financial trading and investments. Animal rescuer.
Interested in programming and designing video games.
Attention deficit disorder
Works as a musician.
Graduated from secretarial school and attended business courses at Anoka Technical College. Is going back to school for an associate in journalism and communications. Is a Christian author and owns a publishing company.
Earned a bachelor’s degree in applied mathematics and a master’s degree in industrial technology from the University of Idaho. Works for The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) at the Goddard Space Flight Center in Maryland.
Earned a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from the University of Washington and a master’s degree in sports management from the University of San Francisco. Works as the information technology director for Glostone Trucking Solutions and as chief operations officer and chief technology officer of Med Safe Management.
Earned a bachelor’s degree in business management from University of Phoenix.
Studied social work at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh and the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. Received a black labrador service dog named Jersey from Paws With a Cause.
Congenital stationary night blindness, some motor deficiencies
Earned a bachelor’s degree in political science from Grinnell College and a doctoral degree in public affairs and policy from Portland State University. Works as a fiscal and policy analyst at Oregon’s Higher Education Coordinating Commission, with a focus on university finance, accountability, and policy research.
Earned a degree in physical education from Ball State University. Works as a high school physical education teacher and head volleyball coach. Is also the head coach of the Minnesota One Junior Olympic Volleyball Team. Married.
Earned a bachelor’s degree in sociology and anthropology at Florida International University. Works as a communications consultant in the non-profit sector.
Attended Pacific University to pursue a degree in education.
Cerebral palsy, learning disability
Earned a bachelor’s degree, magna cum laude, from St. Mary’s College of Maryland and a law degree from the University of Maryland. Works as a lawyer.
Earned a bachelor’s degree in biology and geology from Northeastern University. Died in April 2006.
Attended Santa Fe Community College and the University of New Mexico.
Earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Montana.
Earned an associate degree in wilderness recreation leadership from North Country Community College in Saranac Lake, New York. Works part-time as an independent living specialist and arch barrier consultant for Tri Lakes Center for Independent Living.
Cerebral palsy, autism
Attends a day program and works at Bashas Grocery Store. Volunteers for the Angel Tree with Salvation Army, does Zumba at the YMCA, attends Tim Tebow Night to Shine yearly, and participates in local community activities. Loves being Aunt Kim to her two nieces and nephew.
Earned a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering. Teaches high school math.
Earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Notre Dame.
Attention deficit disorder
Earned a bachelor’s degree from Fort Valley State University.
Earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of New Orleans.
Earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Nebraska, Lincoln. Works for Nebraska’s Office of the Chief Information Officer as an Internet application developer.