'98 Ambassadors: Washington Ambassadors

Group photo of 1998 Washington DO-IT Scholars

Washington Ambassadors

The following Ambassadors began participating in DO-IT as Scholars in 1998. They continue to pursue college and career goals and encourage younger DO-IT Scholars and Ambassadors.

Katrina, '98 Scholar

Traumatic brain injury
Earned an associate's degree in integrated studies from Cascadia Community College. Currently pursuing a bachelor's degree in global studies with an emphasis on human rights at the University of Washington, Bothell. Helped launch a disability advocacy group at the University. In 2008, worked part-time for the Army Corps of Engineers Equal Employment Opportunities Commission in Seattle.

Eddie, '98 Scholar

Graduated from Spokane Falls Community College in mechanical engineering.

Shavonne, '98 Scholar

Earned a bachelor's degree in psychology from the University of New Orleans.

Matt, '98 Scholar

Mobility impairment
Attended Spokane Falls Community College. Hopes to become a network security analyst.

Chris, '98 Scholar

Attention deficit disorder, dyslexia, and dysgraphia
Co-owner of Faded Karma Productions. Front desk supervisor at the Hotel Max and live sound engineer for Super Geek League (Sci-Fi Punk Circus).

Chanon, '98 Scholar

Cerebral palsy
Studied social work at the University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh. Is raising money for a service dog for Paws With a Cause and has raised $11,000 of $20,000 so far. Does wheelchair ballet at the Valley Academy of the Arts and is involved with BEAMING (Building Equine Assisted Mobility Into New Growth).

Marissa, '98 Scholar

Cerebral palsy
Earned two associate's degrees and works full time at the Federal Aviation Administration as an office administrator.

Crystal, '98 Scholar

Visual impairment
Interested in attending a community college in the Portland area.

Reginald, '98 Scholar

Attention deficit disorder
Graduated with a bachelor's degree from Fort Valley State University.

Khrystal, '98 Scholar

Full-time mother and wife.

Michael, '98 Scholar

Learning disabilities and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
Completed a bachelor's degree at the University of Alberta with majors in physics and mathematical sciences. Pursuing a bachelor's degree in economics and Christian theology, while working at the University of Alberta as associate vice president of Student Life.

Silas, '98 Scholar

Visual impairment
Interested in programming or designing video games.

Jessie, '98 Scholar

Dyslexia and attention deficit disorder
Graduated from the University of Washington with a bachelor's degree in informatics and a minor in dance. Interested in business intelligence and information management. Works at Amazon.com.

Todd, '98 Scholar

Attention deficit disorder
Musician. Loves video games.

Arnell, '98 Scholar

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and communication disorder
Worked in retail.

Nichole, '98 Scholar

Scoliosis and kyphosis with metatrophic dwarfism, dysplasia, and condrodystrophy
Graduated from the Evergreen State College with a bachelor's degree in communication. Works as a small business and national accounts coordinator for Verizon Wireless and acts in independent films. Married summer 2011.

Corey, '98 Scholar

Tourette syndrome, attention deficit disorder, and panic disorder
Earned a degree in mechanical engineering from Seattle University.

Abraham, '98 Scholar

Visual impairment
Plans to pursue a career in music.