Melissa Heintz
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Women Divers Hall of Fame $2000 Scholarship Fund recognizes the contributions of women pioneers, leaders and innovators in the many fields of diving; Promoting careers & opportunities for women in the dive community. Meet some of the receipients of these scholarships.

Visit the Women Divers Hall of Fame website to learn more.
Melissa Heintz2012 Receipient: Melissa Heintz

Melissa earned her B.S. in marine biology at Saint Francis University, where she also swam for their Division I women’s swim team. She is currently working towards her M.S. in marine biology at the University of North Carolina Wilmington. Her Master’s thesis examines the effects of EDCs (endocrine disrupting chemicals) on the predator behavior of common fish species. She is also an intern for the City of Wilmington’s Stormwater Services where she educates the public and middle school students about non-point source pollution and their stewardship to the environment.