A long-time water sports enthusiast, Betsy Hackley earned her NAUI Open Water I certification in 1998. Following her initial introduction to the sport of SCUBA diving, she has been enthusiastic in learning as much as possible about anything, and everything, relating to the ocean. Since 1998, she continued her dive training and has earned her advanced open water, SCUBA Rescue Diver, Nitrox, and NAUI Master Diver certifications. She recently began her Cave Diving Training, and now that she’s finished with college hopes to complete it.
Her love of the marine environment led Betsy to the Massachusetts Maritime Academy. She graduated in June of 2008 with a bachelor of science degree in Marine Safety and Environmental Protection and is currently working as an Environmental Officer for Celebrity Cruise Lines. Betsy will set sail for the Mediterranean in September 2008. Betsy has had the opportunity to work with the Cambrian Foundation on projects in Florida and Bermuda and hopes to continue to work with the Foundation in the future.