Scholar Achievements

Anh '96 Scholar
"In June 2005, I traveled to give a presentation at the Planner Network Conference titled 'Justice By Design?'. I will also be participating in a panel titled 'Transportation Equity: Advocating for Accessible Transit for People with Disabilities'."

Kathleen '04 Scholar
"This year I participated in the Science Olympiad where I won several medals at the state level competition, first in Don't Bug Me, second in Fossils, and fourth in Forestry. I also received 'The most dedicated' award."

Ryan '00 Scholar
"I will be returning to my second internship with a Federal Agency. I will be working on special projects for the Defense Contract Management Agency during the summer of 2005."

Tynesha '99 Scholar
"I received the Jackie Robinson Scholarship for the 2004-2005 school year. Over the summer I will be participating in an internship at Langston Hughes Performing Arts Center."

Jennifer '05 Scholar
"I wrote a paper for my high school that got printed in the paper about being in a wheelchair and how it assists me getting around at school as well as at home."

Katie '93 Scholar
"On March 25th, 2005 my husband Ryan and I became proud parents to Aidan 7 lbs. 2 oz. 19 3/4 inches."

Russel'04 Scholar
"I was accepted to a private university and received an academic scholarship after missing 6 weeks of school for back surgery and still managing to graduate! I was also nominated as one of the top 20 seniors at my high school."

Kayla '05 Scholar
"This year my greatest accomplishments were getting into the DO-IT program and getting the student of the month award from the Rotary Club."

Meg '04 Scholar
"I began taking AP college prep courses and was awarded Student of the Semester in my French class!"

Minh (Cynthia), '97 Scholar
Received January Employee Excellence Award after 5 months at Washington Mutual Bank.

Alex '04 Scholar
"I earned my Communication Merit Badge this year through Boy Scouts through successfully using my laptop."

Logan '05 Scholar
"I was one of ten power lifters who were invited to State from my school and the first paraplegic with Cerebral Palsy to compete. I took second in state in my weight division while competing against able bodied peers."

Noah '05 Scholar
"This year I got a 3.5 GPA and helped start a croquet club at my school."

Cassandra '05 Scholar
"This year a film crew came out from ESPN to film me because I play tennis in my wheelchair on my school team."

Maryann '04 Scholar
"This year I participated in 3 events in Special Olympics - bowling, basketball, track and field. I was also voted 4H Treasurer, had my artwork selected by jury for display at a local Art Festival, and was selected to attend the Governor's Forum on Disabilities."

Jessie '98 Scholar
"This summer I'll be working at the World Bank as an intern in the Information Solutions Group! I feel very lucky to have also spent the two previous summers interning in Washington DC."

Michael '04 Scholar
" I completed a senior project where I learned many things about plumbing and I used this to help remodel two bathrooms in my home."

Dale '02 Scholar
"I have just completed my first year at a state university where I am majoring in Political Science and managed to make the President's Honor Roll! I have also been selected to become a peer advisor to five incoming freshman who are interested in Political Science."

Kayla '05 Scholar
"My greatest accomplishment this year was be accepted into the DO-IT program."

Amanda '04 Scholar
"In May 2005, I received a B.A. in Political Science and Philosophy (magna cum laude). Last year I was also the General Manager of the campus radio station."

Steven, '01 Scholar
"I compete on the wheelchair track and basketball teams my university and will be traveling to Washington D.C. and Finland this summer for track. I am working to make it to the 2008 Paralympic games in Beijing."

Nadira '93 Scholar
"I got a job at the Federal Aviation Administration as a Program Assistant."

Daren '05 Scholar
"I was on the honor roll this year which is very important to me because it makes my parents proud"

Vishal '04 Scholar
"I was elected the ASB student body president, and I spoke at school board meetings regarding the proposed school closings. I also organized a canned food drive, planned 2 successful school dances and created a disability awareness week called 'Understanding' at my school."