Apr 01, 2017 05:21 PM EDT
Google Doodle Contest Awards $30,000 Scholarship To Frank Scott Brunnell High School Student
A 15-year-old Stratford, Connecticut young artist wins a college scholarship program worth $30,000. Sarah Harrison from Frank Scott Brunnell High School drew the Google doodle displayed on the site's homepage last March 31.
According to Time, the theme was the future of peace. Harrison placed eight people in her doodle depicting mankind's differences. She placed diverse symbols for age gap, ethnicity, gender, and religion in the shirts of the featured people. All characters were holding also hands.
Otherwise known as Doodle 4 Google, the contest requires young artists to submit entries for the chance to be featured as one of the tech mogul's popular scribbles. For the record, Harrison is reportedly in the 10th grade. The Google Doodle usually showcases peace, breakthroughs, and lives of historical people. Meanwhile, the Doodle 4 Google competition is held on a yearly basis.
Harrison told Google that she wanted to draw something that would "show that we can all get along well." She stressed that it is not impossible to be "happy with each other." Aside from the $30,000 college scholarship, the 15-year-old goes on a trip to Googleplex in Mountain View.
Meanwhile, per CNET, the Frank Scott Brunnell High School also received a $50,000 grant. This fund is expected to be spent on technological ventures and activities to promote STEM programs. Nevertheless, the runner-ups would get a scholarship grant too, but at a lower price of $5,000. They will accompany Harrison in the trip to Googleplex.
Well, the site's best "doodlers" are stationed at the Googleplex facility. Reportedly, the winners would then obtain a free Chromebook. On the other hand, the first Google doodle appeared in 1998. While most are planned well in advance, some of the drawings were released to cover breaking news. An example of the latter scenario was when musician Prince died last year.
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