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LT scuba divers put certification to good use

Seniors John Forsythe and Cameron Prokaski earned their scuba certification through LTHS physical eduction class, and they recently put it to good use by diving in Waukegan Harbor to help clean up for Earth Day Lakefront Clearnup. They joined divers from the Waukegan Fire Department and DJ’s Scuba Locker of Brookfield. 

Scuba teacher Sue McClenahan says, "It's great that they are getting involved in the SCUBA industry and making efforts to keep our waters clean!"

Divers found a brass propeller, six tires, a picnic bench, a skateboard, a yacht club salt shaker and a chair. Zebra mussels covered many of the finds.

For all the details, please click on the Chicago Tribune article below:

Divers find brass propeller, picnic bench and skateboard at Waukegan Harbor underwater cleanup event