2011 Student Entrepreneur of the Year

By , October 25, 2011 8:09 am

The UMKC Bloch School of Management’s Institute for Entrepreneurship & Innovation presented its annual Entrepreneur of the Year (EOY) awards on October 19, 2011.   Congratulations to Shane Spencer, who was awarded the Student Entrepreneur of the Year for his student venture, Green REIT–a real estate investment trust with assets based in renewable energy and green technology.  He is pictured to the left with Mr. Henry Bloch, UMKC Bloch School benefactor and co-founder of H&R Block.

Runners-up for the Student Entrepreneur of the Year are Andrew Kallenbach, founder, FormZapper, and Christine Scott, founder, EA Bride, pictured with Michael Song, executive director of the Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation and Shane Spencer, winner.

The Bloch School at UMKC, through its Council for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, has celebrated international and local entrepreneurship since 1985 through its annual Entrepreneur of the Year Awards Dinner. This event celebrates the entrepreneurial spirit by honoring continued innovative and creative accomplishments. Proceeds from the dinner benefit the Bloch School’s Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, one of Kansas City’s primary resources for educating and creating the next generation of entrepreneurs.

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