The following Ambassadors began participating in DO-IT as Scholars in 1994. They continue to pursue college and career goals and encourage younger DO-IT Scholars and Ambassadors.
Cerebral palsy and learning disabilities
Works in technical service department for the Prentke Romich Company. Guest lecturer at universities about augmentative and alternative communication. Participated in writing the book Transition Strategies for Adolescents and Young Adults Who Use Augmentative and Alternative Communication by David McNaughton and David Beukelman.
Spinal muscular dystrophy
Earned a bachelor's degree in English from the University of Washington and a law degree from Pepperdine School of Law. Passed the Washington State Bar Exam. Worked as a lawyer in Kennewick, WA.
Undiagnosed severe neuropathy
Founder and director of GimpGirl Community (gimpgirl.com/).
Lives in Vancouver, WA, with her husband and child. Works for a utility company and enjoys being a mother.
Earned an associate's degree from Pierce Community College. Works as a sales technician for Pacific Office Automation. Is married and has three children.
Health and orthopedic impairments and dwarfism
Graduated with a bachelor's degree in computer science from Utah State University. Works for 21st Century Technologies as a software engineer. Receiving a kidney transplant. Married.
Health impairment, nervous system dysmorphia, and congenital scoliosis
Studied physics, biology, mathematics, and computers at the University of Washington. Lives in Japan, pursuing a technology career.
Earned a degree in psychology from Southern Oregon University.
Worked at Columbia Industries in Kennewick, WA. Died in October 2003.
Paralysis from brain injury
Participates in various volunteer positions in the community.
Graduated from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Married and has a child.
Cerebral palsy and low vision
Studied science in college.
Graduated from Oregon State University and is currently working on a Masters of Business Administration in information technology management at Western Governors University. Works as Chief Information Officer for the University of Western States. Lives with his wife Elaine in Wilsonville, OR.
Chronic lyme disease
Earned a bachelor's degree in biology from Pacific Lutheran University and a master's degree and PA-C from Pacific University. Works in Seattle as a physician assistant in emergency care.