The following Ambassadors began participating in DO-IT as Scholars in 1995. They continue to pursue college and career goals and encourage younger DO-IT Scholars and Ambassadors.
Earned a bachelor's degree in information technology from the University of Minnesota, Crookston and a master's degree in instructional design and technology from the University of North Dakota. Is a certified vision rehabilitation therapist. Works as an assistive technology specialist for Minnesota State Services for the Blind.
Has helped build Toyota pickups.
Attention deficit disorder, learning disability
Has worked in a technical support role.
Had a strong desire to go to college and open his own computer drafting business when he died of complications from pneumonia in 1996.
Attended Shoreline Community College.
Attended both Central and Eastern Washington Universities.
Attended college courses and is interested in architecture.
Earned a bachelor's degree in therapeutic recreation from Southern Illinois University and a master of social work degree from Grand Valley State University (GVSU). Worked as a graduate assistant for GVSU's School of Social Work, and in program development at a child abuse prevention agency.
Completed college coursework and works in the customer service field.
Earned a bachelor's degree in social services at Central Washington University and a web design certificate from the Art Institute online. Works as a small business owner and as an advocate for people with disabilities. Member of Self Advocates in Leadership.
Attended Pierce College and has been working with commercial glass as a journeyman glazier. Plays on a Northwest National Softball Association of the Deaf team and is coaching this year. Is married and has two sons.
Pursuing a successful career as a door maker.
Earned bachelor's degrees in biology and speech and hearing sciences from Whitman College, and a doctoral degree in audiology from the University of Washington. Works as a pediatric audiologist at Children's Hospital in Seattle.
Attended the University of Washington with an interest in technical communication. Died in the spring of 2012.
Earned a bachelor's degree from Arizona State University and a master's degree from the University of San Diego. Worked for the US Army at Fort Lewis. In 2009, served as Ms. Wheelchair Washington, and was first runner up for Ms. Wheelchair America.
Attended college courses and continues to be interested in computers.
Spinal cord injury, quadraplegia
Entrepreneur and founder of the Todd Stabelfeldt Foundation.
Renal failure, hearing loss
Earned teaching degree and certificate.
Worked as a web accessibility specialist, a disability advocate, and personal care assistant. Received Presidential Volunteer Services Award in 2010.