Making a Difference

An Investment in Youth

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

These dedicated people are selected under one of 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.

Sponsorship opportunities are available, contact Susan Wineland 
at 763-391-7116.

Sponsorship Levels

Event Sponsor Donations of $5,000 and above
Award Ceremony Sponsor Donations of $2,500 - $4,999
Award Category Sponsor Donations of $1,000 - $2,499
Reception Sponsor Donations of $500 - $999
Award Recipient Sponsor Donations of $100 - $499

An Investment In Youth

Sunday, May 7, 2017

Park Center Senior High

​4:15 pm Registration

5:00 pm Dinner

​6:00 pm Program

Sponsored by:

First Student

ATS&R Planners/Architects/Engineers

Russ and Kathy Funk