Teen finds strength in scuba
Oak Ridge sophomore Michelle Koopman recently earned her Junior Master Scuba Diver certification, a rare feat worldwide because of arduous requirements.
Oak Ridge sophomore Michelle Koopman has achieved something only a few youth around the world can claim and she carries this license more proudly than a new driver.
Days before her 15th birthday in June, Michelle earned the Professional Association of Diving Instructors’ Junior Master Scuba Diver rating. PADI is the No. 1 certifying scuba agency in the world and issues less than 20 Junior Master licenses annually in the United States, Latin America and Caribbean combined. Continue Reading