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.
Stroke and partial paralysis
Completed a bachelor's degree in social work with a minor in applied psychology at Eastern Washington University. Works for Shelter Care with mentally ill homeless adults and at the Child Center with mentally ill and emotionally disturbed children. Married.
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.
Completed a bachelor's degree in biology from Washington State University and earned a master's degree in physical therapy from Eastern Washington University. Works at Providence Hospital in Portland, OR, as an acute care physical therapist and takes care of her two sons. Received a cochlear implant.
Works as a nursery care provider and special events coordinator.
Made the dean's list at Crowder College where he is working on a degree in computer forensics. Will transfer to Missouri Southern State University for a bachelor's degree. Works in Sheldon, MO, as a substitute teacher to fund his education.
Earned a bachelor's degree from the Evergreen State College. Works as a project manager at VeriSign. Married.
Health and mobility impairment
Graduated with computer information technology degree.
Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita
Attends North Seattle Community College with plans to go into pre-law studies.
Earned an associate's degree in computer applications from Mt. Hood Community College. Graduated from Portland State University with a bachelor's degree in business administration and marketing information technology. Interned with the Oregon State Department of Transportation.
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 of 2004.
Participates in many organizations representing people with disabilities in the Northwest.
Works as a software developer and is working toward a second degree in international political economy (IPE). Plans to use IPE and computer science degrees to work on reducing global poverty. Lives with his wife in Tacoma.
Spina bifida, Homer's syndrome, and thalamic pain syndrome
Earned his associate's degree from Wenatchee Valley College and has worked as a professional recording artist.