Award Recipient


Advanced Dive Training Grant - Professional, sponsored by donations to the WDHOF Scholarship Fund

Jydee Leonard

Jydee is a recent high school graduate from Auckland, New Zealand. She will soon begin a Diploma in Professional Scuba Instruction, a year-long course allowing her to become a qualified PADI Divemaster, and teach specialty courses as well as first aid. She plans to work as a scuba instructor and educator, helping others discover a passion for diving. Jydee intends to later continue her studies focusing in the marine sciences where she has a special interest in coral restoration. She wants to document her experiences on social media sharing her love for scuba and the marine environment.

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