Oregon student advances as state finalist in Google contest
A student at Sam Barlow High School is a state finalist in the Doodle for Google competition.
Emma Strobel is one of 54 winners across the United States who will move on to the next stage of the contest, which will determine five national finalists.
The Google Doodle competition is open to students in kindergarten through 12th grade. One national winner will have their work featured on the search engine's home page for a day. This year's prompt was "I show kindness by …"
National finalists, who will be announced later this month, each will receive a $5,000 college scholarship and Google hardware. The national winner will win a $30,000 college scholarship, and his or her school will receive a $50,000 technology package.
Online voting will take place through Friday, Aug. 21, at doodle4google.com. Strobel's submission can be found in the section with entries from students in grades 10-12.
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