Award Recipient


Ocean Wishes Advanced Dive Training Grant, sponsored by Ocean Wishes (WDHOF Member Margo Peyton) & donations to the WDHOF Scholarship Fund

Sophia Diaz

Sophia Diaz was just 13 when she won the WDHOF Advanced Dive Training Grant - Recreational award. She has wanted to become a marine biologist since she was six years old. She has an undying passion for sharks and is working hard to protect them. Sophia has also been a Girl Scout since she was five years old. Her YouTube channel, Sharkz4lyfe, is dedicated to teaching kids about the ocean in English and Spanish. Sophia’s goal with this award is to film her underwater adventures and share them with her young and curious audience.

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