Albany State students win again for community service project
The Enactus team of Albany State University are winners for the seventh consecutive year in the USA Regional Competition held April 2 in Atlanta, Ga according to information released by Albany State University.
The ASU team formerly known as SIFE, joined teams from Florida, Kentucky, Alabama, Tennessee and South Carolina to showcase their community service projects.
The 29-member team was awarded for its initiatives called 4.0 Club that enables "progress through entrepreneurial action" and Club 44 for the "transformation of lives through entrepreneurial action". Marketing and management major Khadijah Nuriddin won the Platinum Service Leadership Award for completing 500 hours of service to the organization and marketing major Montinique Bonner won the Service Leadership Award for over 100 hours of service in club activities. "It's a great feeling to know that I've helped my community over the past two years for a storm drain campaign and recycling," said Bonner, ASU Enactus president.
"To win regionals for seven consecutive years, the team deserves a round of applause for the great effort and hard work preparing for both regional and nationals. Our team does an awesome job and we are proud of them," shares faulty advisor Dr. Sandra Washington.
The ASU team will compete in the 2013 National Enactus Exposition May 21-23, 2013 in Kansas City, MO.
Enactus is an international, non-profit organization that brings together student, academic and business leaders who are committed to using entrepreneurial action to improve the quality of life and standard of living for people in need. An annual series of regional and national competitions provide a forum for student organizations to present community service projects to judges. Teams are ranked based on the measurable impact made economically, socially, and environmentally throughout the year