Academics: The individual must display exemplary academic standing, and community information on how their ability to achieve assists their and will benefit the community-at-large.
Arts: This category includes various forms of the arts including music, dance, vocal and visual arts. The applicant must provide in this area supporting documents that will display and communicate their designated achievements and success.
Community Service: The individual must communicate an area(s) in which they are providing a service to an individual, group or organization. Supporting documents must communicate number of years, time and talents have been donated to a specific cause(s); goals and outcomes applicant wishes to accomplish through their service.
Entrepreneurship: Information about the business, how many years the young adult has been in business, service/product they provide and how their business benefits the consumer/community.
Service in Ministry: Information must be provided about the individual’s involvement in ministerial activities, the length of time serving, the impact and the goals the individual wishes to accomplish serving in this capacity.
Science: This category is designated for young adults who display exemplary talents in one or more of the following areas: chemistry, biology, astronomy, geology and/or physics.
Overcoming Obstacles: This category will spotlight an individual who has encountered an extreme circumstance and chose to rise above and achieve their goals. Examples are, but not limited to, a death, environment, and accident or illness.
Young Adult Group: An assemblage of individuals engaged in a collective activity involving, but not limited to, music, ministry, and/or community service.
YouTube Video: This individual has a positive performance (vocal, dance, spoken word, instrumental) that has been uploaded and shared on YouTube.