Enactus Canada Celebrates Student Entrepreneurs Who Are Champions of Safety and the Great Outdoors

Bojan Konstandinovic - AlbertaEDMONTON, ALBERTA (February 9, 2015) – Two students at the University of Alberta – Bojan Konstandinovic, owner of Intelife, and Michael Tessier, owner of Good Roots Landscaping Inc., – have been named Alberta’s 2015 Student Entrepreneur Provincial Champions. Provincial Champions coast to coast were named 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.

Konstandinovic received the title of Student Entrepreneur Provincial Champion because he puts the safety of home or business owners first, while providing significant monetary savings for his customers. Intelife specializes in providing custom security solutions for the residential, industrial and commercial markets. With its state of the art technology, Intelife offers video surveillance, home automation, intrusion, fire and medical protection.

Michael Tessier HeadshotTessier received the title of Student Entrepreneur Provincial Champion because of his foresight in building meaningful business relationships and his ability to offer his clients functional, high value outdoor spaces. Good Roots Landscaping Inc. is a landscape construction company offering clients personalized spaces through which they can connect with the environment and enjoy time with their family and friends. They design and implement full property developments as well as complete site rejuvenations throughout Edmonton and surrounding areas.

Konstandinovic and Tessier will showcase their businesses and personal accomplishments as entrepreneurs at the Enactus Canada Regional Exposition – Western Canada in Calgary on March 13, where they will compete for the title of Regional Champion.

“Bojan is an incredibly hard-working young business owner,” explains Enactus Canada president Nicole Almond. “This entrepreneurial spirit is what built this country and we want to encourage and celebrate this in young leaders across Canada.”

“Michael is a very creative and passionate young entrepreneur,” added Almond. “He shares a valuable trait of true commitment to quality work and quality client relationships with successful entrepreneurial and socially-conscious leaders across Canada.”

Konstandinovic and Tessier will compete against each other and two additional Student Entrepreneur Provincial Champions from Western Canada for the regional title and the chance to move on to the 2015 Enactus Canada National Exposition in Toronto, Ontario taking place May 11-13. 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 2,400 entrepreneurial post-secondary 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.

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