Allied Youth (AY) Allied Youth (AY) was founded in 1963 for young people in grades 7-12. Its provincial executive is comprised entirely of young people. As an organization it focuses in three key areas: Self-Awareness; Leadership and Interpersonal Skills; and Community Engagement. AY promotes positive lifestyles and youth involvement in local communities. AY is recognized as a strong provincial organization that has contributed immensely to the development of young leadership in our rural communities.

Cody Dunne and Chelsea Gillis accepted the award on behalf of AY.