For over 20 years, District 279 Foundation’s Investment in Youth celebration has honored students, staff, and volunteers in Osseo Area Schools. Special thanks to the nominators for sharing the following inspirational descriptions of this year’s award recipients. These individuals contribute to our community with confidence, courage and competence. District 279 Foundation is honored to celebrate the following students, staff and volunteers. Congratulations to 5th grade student - KC Nwosu for Significant Investment in Their Own Learning and Volunteer Co-ordinator - Patricia Ellingson for Significant Investment in Helping the Community.