This category recognizes youth who have made an outstanding contribution by motivating and empowering other young people.

Candidates will be scored on the following criteria:

  • Creating or significantly supporting opportunities for other youth to participate in a program, event, project, council etc.
  • Contributing to making the opportunities for other youth sustainable and ongoing
  • Motivating and empowering other youth to take on leadership roles
  • Acting as a mentor for youth, embodying “service above self” while increasing peer involvement
  • Providing ongoing direction, encouragement, and support of other youth