This category recognizes youth who have made an outstanding contribution to the local community.

Candidates will be scored on the following criteria:

  • Starting or significantly supporting a local charity(s), organization(s), or initiative(s)
  • Contributing to make the charity(s), organization(s), or initiative(s) sustainable and ongoing
  • Making, through volunteer efforts, a considerable difference in the local community
  • Being a role model and mentor for youth, embodying “service above self”, and encouraging/increasing their involvement in community service
  • Providing ongoing leadership, direction, encouragement and support of others