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Press Release

    FreedomWorks Announces I Am an Entrepreneur competition winners

    05/01/2009

    Thank you for all the wonderful entrees to our I Am an Entrepreneur competition.  As entrepreneurs, you had the courage and passion to take an idea and make it reality either through video or the written word and we appreciate you sharing your experiences and celebrating the spirit of the entrepreneur with us.  The entrees were exceptional and the innovation displayed through the stories, the creation of the videos, or the writing was truly impressive.  We had many great entrees and it was extremely difficult to choose among the excellent videos and essays.  Thank you all for the pleasure of reviewing your entrees.

    We are very pleased to announce our top three winners and the seven runners up in both the video and essay categories, and hope you will read and watch them and share them with your friends and family:

    Essays:

    Grand Prize Winner: Dr. Stephen Hicks, Cultivator of the Entrepreneurial Spirit

    Second Place: From pecans to politics, an entrepreneurial journey

    Third Place: The Entrepreneurial Spirit

    Videos:

    Grand Prize WinnerThe Entrepreneurial Legacy of my Fathers by D. Knight

    Second PlaceWhy I am an Entrepreneur by Justin Bibb

    Third PlaceCollege e-Trade by Spencer Johnson

     

     

    Runners-up Essays (in alphabetical order by title):

    Art Avidesian

    Born From, and Raised in, Entrepreneurship

    Following the American Tradition of Entrepreneurism In Publishing

    Getting Back to Basics

    I am an Entrepreneur

    My Son is an Entrepreneur

    The story of Davis Jackson, CPA

     

    Runners-up Videos (in alphabetical order by title):

    A Journey Inside Hope…

    CountyGOP.com by Jared McKinney

    Fantom Comics by Matt Klokel

    H and R Block by Bloch

    JaredCiconSells.com By Jared Cicon

    Progressive Cycle by Brian Keith Miller

    Tyres—A Simple Story About Entrepreneurship by Carlos Domingomes