SkillForce is celebrating an incredibly successful 2018 Prince William Award Graduation Event.
The Duke of Cambridge was guest of honour at the first ever annual graduation, held on September 18th 2018. More than 150 Award graduates attended plus their teachers, SkillForce instructors (who are mainly ex-Service personnel) and guests. The occasion was an opportunity to congratulate all the young people who completed the character education programme in 2017/2018.
The award is delivered by instructors, predominantly with an Armed Forces background who are inspirational role models and help pupils develop confidence, resilience and self-belief.
Two inspiring Award winners from The Prince William Award Graduation Event: Our Graduate of the Year, Molly from Croft Primary School. And Hero Instructor, Kelly, who is now the SkillForce Area Manager for Central & SW England.
Kelly served in both the Royal Air Force and the British Army with tours in Iraq and Afghanistan. Kelly is a qualified sports coach, represented England in Netball, holds the Commonwealth Bronze Medal & British Record holder for the Javelin, and in 2016 was the World Boxing Council’s Silver Middleweight World Champion.
A short video of the impact on young people can be seen at here.
Could you raise money to employ more ex-Service personnel by running the London Marathon?
SkillForce employs and trains ex-Service personnel to deliver its character and resilience programme – The Prince William Award – to young children.
View a recent ITV News Clip to glimpse the impact of our work.
If you already know that you have a place in the 2019 London Marathon – Congratulations!
Now you’ve secured your place have you thought about raising money for charity? If so, we’d be delighted to have you join #TeamSkillForce and have ‘fun’ raising whatever you can to support ex-Service personnel.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org and one of our team will be in touch to welcome you to #TeamSkillForce.
If you have not been successful in the ballot but still want to run and raise money for SkillForce, complete the application form on our website to apply for one of our charity places. Click on this link https://www.skillforce.org/support-us/run-the-marathon-for-skillforce.
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