Youth Leader Award Categories:
Change Maker: Award recipients have reached a pinnacle. They exemplify youth involvement in the community, taking on roles that make their name synonymous with leadership. They have a track record of community contributions that have resulted in positive change. Award recipients have a different perspective and a wide open mind. They are creative, innovative, risk-takers and don’t easily back down from a challenge to bring about change.
Legacy Builder: Award recipients are a voice for their peers and the next generation. They work hard and believe their efforts will pave the way for future leaders, volunteers, program developers and grass root planners. Award recipients are on the move, helping to bridge gaps through education, outreach and program opportunities. They bring the voice of youth to the forefront to bring about changes in policies or practices.
Positive Peer:Award recipients are exemplary role models for their peers, but go beyond this to encourage positive behaviors from their peers as well. They have a high level of values and morals that shape who they are and how they portray themselves. They hold their peers to these high values as well and when they're around, you know great things will happen.