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Flagler Enactus finishes in top 16 at World Cup

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Oct. 1, 2013

Flagler College’s National Champion Enactus team advanced to the semi-final round of the Enactus World Cup in Cancun, Mexico, today, but did not move on to the finals.

Flagler competed against Nigeria, Brazil and Egypt in the semis, but Nigeria advanced from the group. Other teams advancing to the final round were Germany, Puerto Rico and the United Kingdom.

Flagler represented the United States in the competition that featured 36 college and university teams from around the world. The World Cup showcases how students used entrepreneurial action to create opportunity in their community. Flagler Enactus defeated teams from Brazil, Tunisia and Singapore in the opening round on Monday.

The World Cup winner will be announced tonight after one final round of competition.

Enactus is an international nonprofit organization active on more than 1,500 university campuses in 39 countries. Enactus teams create economic opportunities in their communities by organizing outreach projects that focus on market economics, entrepreneurship, personal financial skills and business ethics.

Flagler College Enactus team members include Shelby Ptacek, Brooke Sparks, Kiersten Post, Stephanie Sweeting, Julian Naranjo, Genie Tavarez, Jason Reinman, Miles Massey, Dean Longhofer, Eric Salvo, Adriana Danzilo, Troy McClenathan, Ashley DaSilva, Dakota Veltri, Jon Pitts, Estefania Mones and Emma Rusnak.

To follow the competition, go to http://enactus.org/worldcup. To read more about Flagler Enactus’ National Championship, go to the Flagler College Magazine.

 


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