PatrickSACKVILLE, NEW BRUNSWICK (February 16, 2016) – Patrick Durepos, owner of PS Spuds & Dogs and student at Mount Allison University has been named Enactus Canada’s 2016 Student Entrepreneur Provincial Champion for New Brunswick. 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.

Durepos received the title of Student Entrepreneur Provincial Champion because of his desire to make it on his own.

PS Spuds & Dogs is a mobile food trailer that provides meals at different locations and events, and focuses on using food products from local suppliers.

“I have worked really hard and it feels great to be recognized for all the long hours dedicated to create this business,” said Durepos. “I really have the power to go anywhere.”

Patrick in the truckDurepos 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.

“Entrepreneurs built this country,” said Enactus Canada president Nicole Almond. “We are proud to celebrate and support Patrick and entrepreneurs across Canada through the Student Entrepreneur National Competition.”

Durepos 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.


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