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Five Evangel students named as Regional Finalists for “Enactus USA Leaders of the Year”

Published on May 6, 2018 by Paul K. Logsdon

Five Evangel University students have been selected as Regional Finalists for the “Enactus USA Leaders of the Year” program.  A total of 30 students from 444 U.S. Enactus teams were selected as finalists for three categories.

The students will be recognized at the Rally of Champions at the Enactus USA Exposition in Kansas City, on Sunday, May 20.

  • Joshua Clark, senior from Willard, Mo., is a finalist for the Executive Leader of the Year.
  • Meredith Kyle, recent graduate from Loveland Colo., and Allison Newport, senior from Andover, Kan., are finalists for the Human Resource Leader of the Year.
  • Evan Masters, senior from Platte City, Mo., and Caitlyn Posch, junior from Castle Rock, Colo., are finalists for the Project Leader of the Year.

Enactus advisors and students from all U.S. Enactus teams were encouraged to submit nominations by April 19.

The Enactus staff then selected a total of 12 executive leaders, 8 Human Resource Leaders, and 10 Project Leaders to be the Regional Finalists. One from each category will benamed the National Leaders of the Year.

Evangel is the only university that had five students selected as regional finalists.

2018-05.04 Five Enactus
Five students from Evangel are among a select group of 30 nationwide to be named finalists in three categories in the “Enactus USA Leaders of the Year” program. Shown: Meredith Kyle, Joshua Clark, Evan Masters, Allison Newport, and Caitlyn Posch. // PHOTOS BY: Paul K. Logsdon (CLICK TO ENLARGE)


“These five student leaders represent the outstanding work done by all 79 members working on 12 projects this year,” said Bernie Dana, EU’s primary Enactus advisor.  “These roles in Enactus enable them to develop leadership experience and skills while impacting the lives of people on the campus, community, and globally.”

Founded in 1975 in the U.S., there are active Enactus groups on more than 1,730 college and university campuses in 36 countries around the world. According to their research, there are more than 72,000 students participating in Enactus programs, impacting nearly two-million people a year.

Evangel’s Business Department

The Evangel University Department of Business offers a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with majors in accounting, business education, finance, management, marketing, and nonprofit business & social enterprise.

The Business programs also include online and seated programs for a Bachelor of Science in Management or a Master of Organizational Leadership, through the College of Adult and Graduate Studies.

For more information, visit the Evangel University Department of Business, or contact Eveline Lewis at (417) 865-2811 ext. 4117.