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£270raised of £3,300 target by 15 supporters

    Weʼve raised £270 to help one of a kind parents to visit World Skills Abu Dhabi 2017

    Croydon, United Kingdom
    Funded on Monday, 18th September 2017

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    My name is Shane Carpenter, currently competing for Team UK at Abu Dhabi for World Skills, Cyber Security. I will be competing against 34 other countries in October 2017.

    Due to limited resources, my parents are not able to afford the expenses for accompanying me in this competition. Their presence could provide me with substantial moral support as they have always been my role models. Throughout their life, they made lots of personal sacrifices and always have prioritised my progress and development over their personal desires. They have ensured guiding me towards making the best decisions for my future aspirations and following my dreams. Without their support, I would not have the chance to represent my country and work towards making my nation proud.

    The past five years have not been easy for them, with many ups and downs, and tears and smiles. however, this is the final chapter of my journey and I believe having them beside me throughout the competition will provide me with the emotional support that I need, and offers them with the opportunity to support me throughout my journey in Abu Dhabi.

    My tutor Suresh Kamadchisundaram believes that “a team UK journey, for many, can represent a multitude of feelings and events, but most commonly, sacrifice. While Shane has been very busy over the last few academic years representing both NESCOT college and BAE systems in the team UK international WorldSkills selection, he has never forgotten his trainers’ and loved one’s contributions — nor has he lost his sense of responsibility to share the opportunities he has been given”

    At this stage I am trying to raise funds to enable my parents to accompany me during this competition in Abu Dhabi. Any donations would be appreciated and any funds raised beyond the target will be donated in education sector with the aim of helping other learners in need to become the best at what they do. I encourage you to support this cause to reward those involved during the journey



    • Shane Carpenter1 year ago
      Shane Carpenter

      Shane Carpenter

      1 year ago

      The introduction to World Skills Abu Dhabi 2017.

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    • Shane Carpenter1 year ago
      Shane Carpenter

      Shane Carpenter

      1 year ago

      This was a highlight from the international competition in Sao Paulo 2015, this will be similar to this years competition in Abu Dhabi.

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    • Shane Carpenter1 year ago
      Shane Carpenter

      Shane Carpenter

      1 year ago

      Thanks everyone for their support so far, the support is much appreciated and I hope we can do more to raise money for this occasion. I start my intensive training next week in preparation for the competition. The journey has been amazing and I have loved every moment of it. Thank you everyone who is involved so far, lets continue to raise money for my one of a kind parents, as without them I wouldn't be competing for the UK this October.

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    Page last updated on: 8/14/2017 9:52 PM



    • Anonymous


      Aug 14, 2017

      Good Luck in Abu Dhabi.

    • Lynn


      Aug 14, 2017

      Good Luck Shane - will be watching the teams progress closely 😊


    • Sue Leaver

      Sue Leaver

      Jul 17, 2017

      Hi Shane, very well done and congratulations on your fabulous achievement so far. Good luck in Abu Dhabi.


    • n gardner

      n gardner

      Jul 8, 2017


    • Mohsen Amiribesheli

      Mohsen Amiribesheli

      Jul 5, 2017

      I'm very sure your family are, and will be very proud of you whether they are with you in Abu Dhabi or not. Here at the Nescot, we are fortunate to have such an outstanding student.


    • Matt Boddy

      Matt Boddy

      Jul 4, 2017

      Good luck Shane!


    • Denise Portman

      Denise Portman

      Jun 27, 2017

      Shane we are so proud of you and the hard work you have put in over the years. You will be a great ambassador for the UK, not to mention Nescot College - Good Luck


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    Shane Carpenter

    Shane Carpenter

    Croydon, United Kingdom

    Shane Carpenter, 21, World Skills Team UK member for Cyber Security. I am currently training for World Skills Abu Dhabi in October 2017. I will be competing against the best of the best from 34 different countries to try and win a medal for the UK.

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