This essay charts a student’s journey in which she learns that scuba diving offers relief from the stresses of everyday life but also provides an entry into an exciting academic career. The writer describes her earliest dives including certification in the Aegean Sea and the friendship she forges with one of the country's leading dive instructors. As her experience grows, she realizes that her passion for the underwater world would lead her to the University of Miami to study marine science. However, an unexpected turn of events early in her university carrier interrupted her diving at a time when she needed it most.
How to Cite:
Webster, M., 2018. Diving? The Best Therapy. Audley Webster Memorial Essay Contest, p.7.