Alex kreidlerAlex Kreidler began playing adapted athletics in 7th grade and was the Orioles third baseman that year. The following season Alex moved to the mound and has been there ever since. Over the past five years Alex has gone on to become the winningest pitcher in the history of CI-adapted softball. Last week, Alex earned his 50th career-pitching win. He has added 5 more wins to his total this week and his career pitching record stands at 55-12-1. In addition to his amazing win total, Alex has yet to give up a walk this season. The first place Orioles have a 10-1 record this season.

Besides his fantastic softball accomplishments, Alex is a three-sport athlete, whose has earned 14-varsity letters and has been named all-conference 11 times. He is a member of the 100-Goal club for adapted floor hockey. Outside of sports, Alex has contributed over 1,000 hours of community service. Earlier this month Alex was one of 500 students recognized nationwide to receive a Presidential Gold-Star Volunteer Service Award.

Last week Alex was selected as a Star-Tribune Prep Athlete of the week and today Alex was voted the Aspire Beverage’s Athlete of the Week. Congratulations on your accomplishments Alex!

-May 2015

The Minnesota Safety Council awarded Osseo Area Schools a Governor’s Safety Award for Meritorious Achievement in Occupational Safety, which recognizes superior performance in workplace safety and health. This is the sixth consecutive year that the district will receive an award for its exceptional safety performance.

Osseo Area Schools is one of 267 employers who were recognized at the Governor’s Safety Awards luncheon at the Minneapolis Convention Center on May 7. Applicants are judged on several years of injury data as it compares with their industry’s national statistics, and on their progress in implementing a comprehensive workplace safety program.

The district’s safety efforts are led by Dean Olsen, health and safety coordinator, who is also a Certified Safety Professional—the premier credential for safety professionals. Efforts continue to curb employee injuries and lost time and save costs for the district on its worker’s compensation insurance rates.

-May 2015