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Business School Enactus Club Named Regional Champions at NYC Competition

The School of Business Administration Enactus Team

Seven University of Vermont School of Business Administration students are bound for Kansas City, Missouri after being named Regional Champions at the 2013 Regional Enactus Competition in New York City.  The UVM team also earned the "Rookie of the Year" award. 

The team members, Ryan Little, Harrison Gessow, Jenny South, Kristen Caron, Jack Sadowski, Amelia Traynor and James Holtman, are part of the Enactus Club.  Enactus is a community of student, academic and business leaders committed to using the power of entrepreneurship action to enable human progress.  Enactus students apply business concepts to develop community outreach projects, transform lives and shape a better, more sustainable world.

There are 535 active Enactus teams in the United States.  The New York Regional Competition featured 32 teams from the northeast.

The national competition will be held in Kansas City, Missouri on May 21-23, 2013.  The overall winner will represent the United States at the Enactus World Cup where they compete against the national champion teams from approximately 38 other countries.