Get your MBA 100% online
Get your MBA 100% online
Get your MBA 100% online

News

Enactus team wins chance to compete in nationals

04.06.2016 | By: Texas Wesleyan University
Enactus Team

The Texas Wesleyan University Enactus team has just returned from the regional competition in Dallas, Texas where they were chosen to advance to the USA National Expo in May.

Their Enactus project, the PolyWes Gardens, is a community garden in the Polytech Heights area providing local residents access to fresh food. According to the USDA, this area qualifies as a food desert (access to fresh food is a mile or greater from this community). This project is multi-faceted, in that, it will meet a need (fresh food), partner Texas Wesleyan University with local groups (Boys and Girls Club and Polytech High School) to maintain the garden, stimulate economic activity through sale of the produce at a local Farmers Market and ultimately continue to revitalize the area. Receiving a trophy and opportunity to advance was a great first step for this team, not to mention also receiving the Rookie of the Year award.

The Texas Wesleyan University Enactus team members:

  • Kimberly McLean
  • Victoria Hoschar
  • Ignis Serrano
  • Jazmine Mendez Montoya
  • Haidar Almahrouq
  • Boyi Lou
  • Lucie Ndouna
  • Ancilla Nkakou

Among their competitors the University of Houston, East Central University, the University of Texas at Austin, Texas Woman's University and Prairie View A&M University.

Texas Wesleyan University author page profile picture
At Texas Wesleyan, we have a rich history and a Texas-sized reputation. As stewards of the University, it is our responsibility to build a future as bright as our past.
Please read our updated Privacy Policy to learn about the information we collect and how we use it. This site uses cookies and other third-party services for the purposes of marketing and enhancing the site experience.

Accept and Close