Jack Shewmaker Enactus Spirit Award

Spirit (n): A Particular mood or an emotional state characterize by vigor and animation or an emotional state characterized by vigor and animation.


To recognize the Enactus team that has demonstrated strong commitment to bettering the lives of others through their efforts and has done so with the utmost passion and enthusiasm for furthering the mission and vision of their Enactus team and the Enactus organization as a whole.


Submit a two minute video (DVD in NTSC format) showing what “Enactus Spirit” means to your team and demonstrating how your Enactus team exudes extraordinary Enactus Spirit. Consider the following questions:

  • What drives your team to commit to Enactus?
  • How has Enactus impacted your life?

Method of Judging

Two finalist teams and the winning team will be announced at the United States National Exposition. The winning team is not eligible to enter for three years after receiving the award.


A trophy and $2,000 will be awarded to the overall winning team at the Enactus National Exposition.

Entry Deadline

All entries must be received by February 17, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. CST.

Please send two copies of your entry to:

Enactus United States Programs Department

Jack Shewmaker Enactus Spirit Award Entry

1959 East Kerr Street

Springfield, MO 65803-4775