Darren Howe, 9, sits in a comfy chair reading “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” while his cousin, Naven Collins, 7, (center) stands delighting in a “Elephant and Piggie” book, which is from the same collection that Mya Illingworth, 6, (back middle) is looking through in Kelsey’s reading Korner at Sunnycrest Elementary School Wednesday. With the addition of Kelsey’s Korner, featuring the kind of books she encouraged her kids to read, the school now has two places that honor Kelsey Osborne, a much loved teacher who died in June. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Darren Howe, 9, sits in a comfy chair reading “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” while his cousin, Naven Collins, 7, (center) stands delighting in a “Elephant and Piggie” book, which is from the same collection that Mya Illingworth, 6, (back middle) is looking through in Kelsey’s reading Korner at Sunnycrest Elementary School Wednesday. With the addition of Kelsey’s Korner, featuring the kind of books she encouraged her kids to read, the school now has two places that honor Kelsey Osborne, a much loved teacher who died in June. (Dan Bates / The Herald)

A school honors a ‘remarkable, tender’ young teacher’s memory

Kelsey Osborne, who taught first grade in Lake Stevens, was just shy of 30 when she died unexpectedly.

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