Jenks student a finalist for Google Doodle contest
Google is excited to announce the talented student from Tulsa, Gwenith Madhan, could soon have her art on the Google homepage for millions to see. Gwenith – a Jenks High School student – is one of Google’s top 5 national finalists in its 12th annual Doodle for Google competition, selected out of 54 state and territory winners. The announcement is on the Google blog today.
Gwenith is the winner in the 8-9th grade category, and a finalist for the grand prize. The contest, which was open to K-12 students across the United States, asked students to design a Google Doodle inspired by the theme “I show kindness by…”.
As National Finalists, the 5 student winners will receive a $5,000 college scholarship, Google hardware for the new school year and some fun Googley swag. Check out their artwork, along with all 54 of the state winners on the website gallery. In the next and final stage of the contest, a judging panel will determine which of our 5 national finalists will be chosen as the national contest winner. The winner’s artwork will be featured on Google’s homepage for 24 hours, they’ll receive a $30,000 scholarship and a $50,000 technology package for their school.