The event is one of seven regional competitions being held across the United States in March and April. Jefferson State is one of more than 400 programs in the United States.
Participating students use business concepts to develop community outreach projects, transform lives and shape a better, more sustainable world. During the academic year, the Jefferson State Enactus Team organized several projects in Clanton, Alabama including launching a GED program for adult learners.
The culmination of the Enactus program is an annual series of competitions that provide a showcase for teams to present the results of their projects and be evaluated by business leaders serving as judges. Teams compete first at the regional and national levels, then at the international level when the national champion teams from each country meet at the Enactus World Cup.
As an Enactus U.S. Regional Champion, the Jefferson State Enactus Team now advances to the 2016 Enactus U.S. National Exposition in St. Louis, Missouri, May 15-17.
Enactus is an international organization that connects student, academic and business leaders through entrepreneurial-based projects that empower people to transform opportunities into real, sustainable progress for themselves and their communities.