Eddie has announced that he will be going to Japan in December as part of the Pacific Venture Group.
The scheme, which has been running since 1996, have run several excursions in the past but this is the first one that Eddie has successfully applied for.
A team of youngsters will travel to Japan on the 12th December fully funded. When asked about being accepted on the scheme, Eddie said:
"I am absolutely delighted, I have applied several times before and there was a time when I thought I would never get the chance to go. To finally be given the oportunity is just fantastic".