An Investment in Youth

An Investment in Youth is an event to recognize and celebrate the many achievements and success stories of the students, volunteers, and staff of Independent School District #279.

District 279 Foundation’s Investment In Youth program will be taped and replayed on CCX Media Channel 20 or Channel 859 through Comcast Cable. Check back for dates and times.

District 279 Foundation's 

Investment In Youth Celebration

Sunday, May 5, 2019

Park Center Senior High

(Enter off of Noble Avenue to North Parking lot)

​4:15 pm Check In

5:00 pm Dinner

​6:00 pm Program & Awards

2018 IIY

Award recipients are recognized under the following categories:

Significant Investment in Their Own Learning - Demonstrating perseverance, love of learning or pursuit of knowledge by study or experience.

Significant Investment in the Betterment of Education - Showing commitment to education by giving of their time, talents or resources.

Significant Investment in Helping the Community - Exhibiting involvement and dedication toward the community and its members.

Significant Investment in Modeling for Youth - Demonstrating through words and actions an example for young people.

Significant Investment in Overcoming Adversity - Displaying the will and courage to overcome major challenges.

Significant Investment in Developing their Own Talents - Exhibiting unique expressions of creativity or talent


This event is not possible without the generous support of our community. Contact Susan Wineland at 763-391-7116 to learn more about sponsorship opportunities.

​​​​Sponsored by:

Award Ceremony

ATS&R Planners/Architects/Engineers

First Student, Inc.

Russ and Kathy Funk

Award Category

Roger and Ibby Gilmore


Karen and Henry Jaeger

TruStone Financial Credit Union

Maple Grove Pearle Vision

Supporting Students in Osseo Area Schools