Bishop’s University Business Students Win Enactus 2014 Spirit Award
Bishop’s University has won the Enactus 2014 Spirit Award by Enactus Canada, the country’s largest entrepreneurship organization, and the John Dobson Foundation, program supporter, as part of the Student Entrepreneur National Competition.
Erin Crowell, Sara Kobari, Thomas Rivet and Rylan Schwarze represented Bishop’s University at the 2014 Enactus Canada National Exposition in Calgary, Alberta.
The quartet received the award following their presentations to the jury, with some of Canada’s top CEOs. With the help of Mr. Rivet, Ms. Crowell and Ms. Kobari presented their entrepreneurship projects. Mr. Schwarze was competing for the Student Entrepreneur National Competition. He lost to Alex MacLean, a fulltime student at Acadia University, with a fast growing $6 million business.
Mr. Schwarze received the title of Student Entrepreneur Regional Champion this past April. He had won the Provincial Championship in February.
“I am very proud of our students,” said David Monty, Executive Director of the Dobson-Lagassé Entrepreneurship Centre. ‘‘Their presentations were flawless.’’
He added: ‘‘This year has been tremendous for the entrepreneurship program at Bishop’s and for the Dobson-Lagassé Entrepreneurship Centre. The recognition our students have received is a testimonial to their great potential and the work we do to support them in achieving their dreams.’’
Thomas Rivet, Erin Crowell, Sara Kobari and Rylan Schwarze represented Bishop’s University at the 2014 Enactus Canada National Exposition in Calgary, winning the Spirit Award.