Phase III Scholars & Ambassadors

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Phase III Scholars are completing high school or transitioning to college. Some become Interns at DO-IT Summer Study and participate in other work experiences. Phase III Scholars have attended multiple Summer Studies and shared in many classes, events, and activities.

Alex, ‘17 Scholar

Hello, my name is Alexander. I have been diagnosed with muscular dystrophy for 14 years. My time in DO-IT has given me the confidence to go into the Running Start program. I graduated from high school with an associate degree. I am now preparing to go to college in Tennessee. I intend to pursue a future in law and public administration. I was an Intern for Summer Study 2019.

Anna, ‘17 Scholar

Hi, my name is Anna. I graduated from Issaquah High School, where I participated in the National Honors Society and Strong4Sam Club. I want to start a club to support Camp Goodtimes, a pediatric oncology camp. I hope to pursue a career that allows me to help people. I also like to play the piano and have learned to play by ear. I am attending Brown University. I did an internship at the Center for Neurotechnology (CNT) at the University of Washington this summer. I was an Intern for Summer Study 2019.

Camilo, ‘17 Scholar

Hi, my name is Camilo. My life goal is to work for a successful company, like Microsoft or Google, and to live as luxuriously as possible. I graduated from Spanaway Lake High School and have been working post-high school. I attend Pierce College. I like sports, specifically basketball and football. My favorite basketball player is LeBron James. I was an Intern for Summer Study 2019.

Desmond, ‘17 Scholar

Hi, my name is Desmond. I graduated from The Center School. I enjoy watching films and skateboarding. I have issues with speech and language. Last summer, I worked at All Together Skatepark and went to Portland to work for Skate Like A Girl.

Emma, ‘17 Scholar

Hi, my name is Emma. I have dyslexia. I graduated from Ballard High School and am attending Western Washington University. I hope to go into a career in engineering. I love sports, especially ultimate frisbee and cross country. I was an Intern for Summer Study 2019.

Hayley, ‘17 Scholar

Hello, my name is Hayley. I’m a student at Kamiakin High School in Kennewick, Washington. I will graduate next year with my cosmetology license. I had surgery at the age of six due to cerebral cavernous malformation. I enjoy dancing, creating choreography, tumbling, and listening to music. I was an Intern for Summer Study 2019.

Jane, ‘17 Scholar

Hi, my name is Jane. I graduated from The Center School. My favorite subjects are art and theater. I hope to become an actress, singer, or teach children to ride horses when I grow up. I love to draw, sing, and dance.

Jono, ‘17 Scholar

I’m Jono, and I have lived in Seattle my whole life. I graduated from The Northwest School, where I enjoyed studying the humanities. I now attend Seattle University. I love sports and cats. I have cerebral palsy.

Jordan, ‘17 Scholar

Hello, my name is Jordan. I graduated from Mount Si High School. I hope to work as a game developer when I grow up. I am deaf, but I don’t let that stop me.

Miles, ‘17 Scholar

Hello, my name is Miles. I graduated from Bellevue High School and now attend Western Washington University. My favorite subject is math. My hobbies are playing card and board games. I have obsessive compulsive disorder.

Myles, ‘17 Scholar

Hi, my name is Myles. I attend the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and am part of the Professional Golfer’s Association Golf Management Program. I would like to become a certified golf pro, coach, or employee with a golf company. My hobbies are playing golf and basketball. I graduated from Auburn Riverside High School.

Nathan, ‘17 Scholar

My name is Nathan. I graduated Kamiak High School. I like history, politics, psychology, music, coding, math, and science. I had a spinal stroke at birth. I hope to work with computers in the future. In my free time, I enjoy playing video games and watching YouTube videos.

PJ, ‘17 Scholar

Hello there! My name is PJ. I graduated from Mount Rainer High School and did Running Start. I enjoy playing video games. I have limb girdle muscular dystrophy, dysgraphia, dyslexia, and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

Ryan, ‘17 Scholar

Hello, my name is Ryan. I graduated from Yellow Wood Academy and I now attend Western Washington University. My favorite subject is math. I have Stargardt disease. I love video games. I was an Intern for Summer Study 2019.

Tycho, ‘17 Scholar

My name is Tycho, and I am deaf. I graduated from Chief Sealth International High School’s International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme, and will be attending Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) starting in August 2019. I enjoy economics, Chinese, and chess, which are all logic-related things that come naturally to me. At RIT, I will be majoring in computer science. For fun, I enjoy playing chess and Dota 2, solving Rubik’s cubes, and reading.