The purpose of this award is to recognize and honour a dedicated youth who is a resident of Maple Ridge and 19 years of age or younger, who has made outstanding volunteer contributions locally, nationally and/or internationally, which has enhanced the quality of life in Maple Ridge or enhanced the image of Maple Ridge in the larger community. Those contributions can be broad based and without limiting the generality of the foregoing, may be in the areas of art, culture, athletics, social service groups or service clubs.
To qualify for the Youth Citizen of the Year Award the successful candidate must:
- Be a resident of Maple Ridge.
- Consent to the nomination and must have provided volunteer contributions as reflected in the preceding paragraph.
- Be at least 19 years of age or younger.