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Enactus St. Lawrence College receives national recognition

2015-05-21, 3:26 PM

St. Lawrence College is thrilled to announce that the Enactus SLC team placed among the top four teams in Canada at the Enactus Canada's National Competition, held on May 11, 2015 in Toronto. More than 58 teams from colleges and universities from across Canada showcased their programs to gain the title of Enactus Canada National Champions. 

Enactus SLC is among the top four teams, which includes University of Ottawa, St. Mary’s University, and University of Windsor. The Enactus SLC team is made up of students from multiple disciplines. Our national presentation team included first year Enactus SLC members from Energy Systems Engineering Technology, Culinary Arts, and Business. 

Students and faculty were also recognized for their extraordinary contribution and efforts to empower the community. Kate Armstrong was named Unilever's Leader for a Bright Future and Andi Shea was awarded the Founders Bursary. In addition, Emilie McIntosh, Andi Shea & Kate Armstrong earned Gold recognition for their 1000+ volunteer hours each.

In addition, faculty coordinator Pam Bovey Armstrong was awarded the John Dobson Enactus Fellow of the Year award for her excellent effort and support of the programs and students.  In addition, Ricardo Giuliani was inducted into the John Dobson Fellowship.

Emilie McIntosh and Jennifer De Kroon were also invited to participate in Unilever Canada’s leadership training held by Enactus Canada in Toronto. Students learned from executives about leadership and program development.

"The Enactus SLC team demonstrated tremendous sportsmanship, determination, and character at the National Championship. They represented both St. Lawrence College and the City of Kingston tremendously," said Emilie McIntosh, Enactus SLC General Manager.

ABOUT ENACTUS CANADA: Enactus Canada, this country’s largest student leadership development organization, is shaping generations of entrepreneurial leaders who are passionate about advancing the economic, social and environmental health of Canada. Guided by academic advisors and business experts, more than 2,400 entrepreneurial postsecondary students led 250 community empowerment projects and business ventures this past year in communities coast to coast. As a global network of 36 countries, Enactus uses the power of entrepreneurial action to transform lives and shape a better, more sustainable world. For more information, visit enactus.ca, or enactusslc.ca

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For information:
Laura Tulchinsky
St. Lawrence College, Communications
613-544-5400, ext. 1291
Cell: 613-329-2451