A student at James Madison Middle School in Hopkins County is the Kentucky winner of Doodle 4 Google competition.
8th-grader Connley Sewalls was the Kentucky winner for this year’s theme “What I see for the Future…”
Sewalls was one out of over 1,000 submissions to win, with a focus on love, unity, and acceptance. Her artwork was titled, “The Future is Love.”
Online voting will determine who will be moving on to the next level of competition. The voting starts at 6 p.m. on February 23 and runs until 4 p.m. on March 6.
Vote by clicking here.
Voters can make their decision once a day per device.
The public voting will help narrow down five National Finalists. They will receive a free trip to Google headquarters, have their artwork displayed there, and receive a $5,000 college scholarship.
The overall national winner will receive a Google Chromebook, a $30,000 college scholarship, have his/her Doodle featured on the Google home page for a day, and the school/nonprofit organization of his/her choice will win a $50,000 Google technology grant.
During the application process, Sewalls designated James Madison Middle School to be the recipient of the technology grant if she is chosen the national winner.