District 279 Foundation was honored to celebrate the many achievements and success stories of Osseo Area Schools students, volunteers, and staff at our annual An Investment In Youth event. Click here to see a list of this year’s award recipients. 

This year's awards presentation will be replayed on CCX Media Channel 20 or Channel 859 through Comcast Cable on:

Sunday, May 14, 2017 at 9PM on Channel 859

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at 7PM on Channel 20

Saturday, May 20, 2017 at 10PM on Channel 859

Sunday, May 21, 2017 at 2PM on Channel 859. 

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. 

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 $5,000 and above
Award Ceremony Sponsor $2,500 - $4,999
Award Category Sponsor $1,000 - $2,499
Dinner Sponsor $500 - $999
Award Recipient Sponsor $100 - $499

An Investment In Youth

Sunday, May 7, 2017

Park Center Senior High

(Enter off of Noble Avenue to North Parking lot)

​4:15 pm Registration

5:00 pm Dinner

​6:00 pm Program

Sponsored by:

Event Sponsor​

First Student

Award Ceremony Sponsors

ATS&R Planners/Architects/Engineers

Russ and Kathy Funk

Award Category Sponsor

Roger and Ibby Gilmore

Dinner Sponsors

​Karen and Henry Jaeger

TruStone Financial Credit Union

Making a Difference