Meet the 2004 Scholars! DO-IT will soon host its annual Summer Study program for DO-IT Scholars. We welcome twenty-one new participants this year! Primary funding for the DO-IT Scholars program is provided by the state of Washington. Additional funding for Scholar activities is provided by the National Science Foundation, Mitsubishi Electric America Foundation, the Boeing Company, Dynamac Corporation, and NASA.
Russell, who has Duchenne muscular dystrophy, lives in Tacoma, WA. Russell has interests in art and technology and wants to pursue a career in a technology field.
Alex lives in Woodinville, WA. His favorite subject is English. Alex, who has cerebral palsy, hopes to become a writer one day.
Garrett, from Monroe, WA, has a visual impairment. His favorite courses are math and science, and he hopes to pursue a career that is both interesting and challenging.
Lukas, who has a mobility impairment, lives in Spokane, WA. His interests include math, science, music, and chess. He hopes to pursue a career in computer technology.
Laura is from Mercer Island, WA. She enjoys math and science, especially chemistry. Laura has a traumatic brain injury and a visual impairment. She wants to become a secondary education teacher.
Jessica lives in Bainbridge Island, WA, and her favorite subjects are English and world history. Jessica, who has a brain injury that affects her motor skills, hopes to become an elementary school teacher.
Meg, who has cerebral palsy, is from Bellingham, WA. She enjoys math, history, and French. A biology class also sparked an interest in medicine.
Blanca is from Connell, WA. Her favorite subjects are math and English. She also enjoys working with computers. Blanca is quadriplegic.
Daniel, who has interests in computer applications, comes from Shoreline, WA. His favorite subjects are math and science, and he hopes to pursue a career in engineering. Daniel has a learning disability.
Amanda lives in Kennewick, WA, and has cerebral palsy. She enjoys history and English. Amanda hopes to become a special education teacher.
Kathleen is from Vancouver, WA. Her favorite subjects are science and math. Kathleen, who has Asperger syndrome, is interested in a career in life science.
Makenna has interests in English and science and hopes to pursue a career in the entertainment industry. Makenna, who has cerebral palsy, lives in Bellingham, WA.
Katie has attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and developmental phonological dyslexia. She enjoys science, math, and especially art. Katie lives in Kirkland, WA, and wants to pursue a career in science.
Vishal lives in Seattle, WA. He has Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Vishal's favorite subjects are history and language arts. He hopes to become a baseball team manager or a computer programmer.
Maryann has interests in math and science and plans to pursue a career in computers. She lives in Edmonds, WA. Maryann has cerebral palsy.
Carrie, who has cerebral palsy, is from Snohomish, WA. Her two favorite subjects are English and business management. Eventually, she would love to work in musical production.
Julie, who comes from Everett, WA, enjoys reading and writing. Language arts is her favorite subject. Julie has a mobility impairment.
Andrew has a specific learning disability in written language and ADHD. He is from Sammamish, WA, and has interests in math and science. Andrew wants to become a veterinarian or pursue engineering and computer programming.
Michael wants to become an engineer. His favorite subjects are math and science. Michael is from Mill Creek, WA. He has ADHD and Asperger syndrome.
Tracy is from Amanda Park, WA. Her favorite subjects are math and history, and she would like to become an elementary teacher. Tracy has cerebral palsy.
Ashley lives in Sunrise, FL, and has Asperger syndrome. She has interests in drama and theatre and would like to pursue a career in the performing arts.