TORONTO, ONTARIO (February 11, 2014) – This country’s largest student leadership development organization, Enactus Canada, announced the 2014 Student Entrepreneur Provincial Champions today as part of its one of a kind Student Entrepreneur National Competition, proudly presented by the John Dobson Foundation.
The 2014 Student Entrepreneur Provincial Champions are:
- Newfoundland and Labrador: Alex Stead, owner of Alex Stead Photography and student at Memorial University of Newfoundland
- Nova Scotia: Alex MacLean, owner of East Coast Lifestyle Clothing Incorporated and student at Acadia University
- Prince Edward Island: Alex Davidson, owner of Odd Jobbers PEI LTD and student at the University of Prince Edward Island
- New Brunswick: Scott Everett, owner of Eigen Innovations Inc. and student at the University of New Brunswick
- Quebec: Rylan Schwarze, owner of Ry Guy Magic and student at Bishop’s University
- Ontario: Massimo Ianniruberto, owner of The HGMI Group and student at Queen’s University
- Ontario: Veronica Lockyer, owner of Glass Tower Offices Corporation and student at Loyalist College
- Manitoba: Sinan Leylek, owner of Party Pyrotechnics and student at the University of Manitoba
- Saskatchewan: Anastasia Szalasznyj, owner of Winter Girl Boots & Accessories and student at the University of Saskatchewan
- Alberta: Stephen Frederick, owner of Viewpoint Decking LTD and student at the University of Calgary
- Alberta: Daniel Kwagbenu, owner of Rubix Group of Companies and student at SAIT Polytechnic
- British Columbia: Marco Gnoato, owner of OIW Onsite Immunization and Wellness Ltd. and student at the University of British Columbia
“Entrepreneurial action will solidify Canada’s place in the global economy and we are pleased to celebrate and support student entrepreneurs from across Canada,” explains Enactus Canada president Nicole Almond. “We look for young leaders who embody Canada’s entrepreneurial spirit and we are proud to showcase them and their businesses through provincial, regional and national rounds of competition.”
Students will compete against other Student Entrepreneur Provincial Champions in Atlantic, Central and Western Canada for regional titles and the chance to move on to the 2014 Enactus Canada National Exposition in Calgary, Alberta taking place April 28-30. The National Champion will receive a $10,000 cash prize and take home the John Dobson Cup.