Alex HenniffentCORNER BROOK, NEWFOUNDLAND (February 16, 2016) – Alex Henniffent, owner of VOLTFUSE and student at the College of the North Atlantic – Corner Brook has been named Enactus Canada’s 2016 Student Entrepreneur Provincial Champion for Newfoundland and Labrador. Provincial Champions coast to coast were named today by this country’s largest student leadership development organization, Enactus Canada, and proud program supporter, the John Dobson Foundation as part of the Student Entrepreneur National Competition.

Henniffent received the title of Student Entrepreneur Champion because of the passion he has for his business.

VOLTFUSE is a specialty headwear and clothing brand that is a 100% snowboarder owned and driven. They aim to create the highest quality product using original materials and designs as well as technical features, ecologically friendly processes and recycled materials.

Alex Boarding Outdoors“VOLTFUSE has been the ultimate learning experience and at the same time the most important thing I have ever done in my life,” said Henniffent. “Aside from creating high quality products, I support up and coming athletes throughout the world who need the support and promotion to expand their snowboarding career and get them to the next level.”

Henniffent will showcase both his business and personal accomplishments as an entrepreneur at the Enactus Canada Regional Exposition – Atlantic Canada in Halifax, Nova Scotia on February 26, where he will compete for the title of Student Entrepreneur Regional Champion.

“Every entrepreneur is driven by passion for what they do,” said Enactus Canada president Nicole Almond. “Alex embodies an entrepreneurial spirit that we want to support and foster in youth across Canada through Enactus and the Student Entrepreneur National Competition.”

Henniffent will compete against three additional Student Entrepreneur Provincial Champions from Atlantic Canada for the regional title and the chance to move on to the 2016 Enactus Canada National Exposition in Toronto, Ontario taking place May 2-4. The National Champion will receive a $10,000 cash prize and take home the John Dobson Cup.


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 2,650 entrepreneurial post-secondary students led 288 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

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