Eleven Gwinnett County Public Schools students earned national medals in the National Scholastic Art and Writing Awards.
The students— Paul Ashley; Savannah Lee, Sarah Parker, and Anna Montgomery, all of Brookwood High School; Isabel Aboderin, Rachel Chang, and Monica Chang, all of North Gwinnett High School; Boris Leonau of Coleman Middle School; Allison Chan of Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science, and Technology (GSMST); Inwook Chung of Mountain View High School; and Chase Matheson of Phoenix High School— previously earned Gold Keys in state regional competitions. Their work was selected from a pool of 320,000 submissions. Coleman Middle School’s Boris Leonau is the only middle school winner in the competition.
At the national level, the 13 submissions by these 11 students won four Gold Medals and nine Silver Medals. Allison Chan of GSMST and Monica Chang of North Gwinnett High School each earned two medals. A total of 67 Gold Key winning entries at the state level from Gwinnett were considered for national awards.