South Woods Middle School student Sabrina Guo named 2018 National Scholastic Arts & Writing Gold Medalist

South Woods Middle School student Sabrina Guo named 2018 National Scholastic Arts & Writing Gold Medalist photo
The Alliance for Young Artists & Writers awarded South Woods Middle School student Sabrina Guo a gold medal for her poetry collection “Through my Window,” placing her in the top 1 percent of the nearly 350,000 works of art submitted. After receiving a Gold Key in the regional competition, her work was judged at the national level by a panel of creative industry experts and recognized to be among the most outstanding works in the nation. Sabrina will be honored the National Ceremony at Carnegie Hall in June.

Sabrina’s work has also been honored by the NYS PTA through the “Within Reach” Reflections contest. Sabrina’s entry titled “Joyous Ensemble” earned her an Award of Merit and will be included is an exhibit this fall at the NYS PTA convention. Sabrina is a published author, blogger and book reviewer, with her work published in both “Stone Soup” and “Bazoof!” magazines. In addition to her gift for writing, Sabrina is a talented musician and represented South Woods Middle School as the overall 2nd chair in Violin 1 in the Long Island String Festival Association. 

Sabrina is pictured being congratulated by South Woods Middle School Principal Michelle Burget (right) and Assistant Principal Theresa Berke