Arkansas eighth grader needs your help to win the Doodle 4 Google contest
An Arkansas eighth gradercould have her art put on the Google homepage to be seen by hundreds of millionsof people, win a scholarship and a grant for her school, but she needs your vote.
Madeleine Robinson, a homeschooledstudent, is the state finalist for the Doodle 4 Google competition. The contestasked students to redesign the Google logo with the theme "My Best Day Ever."
Madeleine's piece was selected from more than130,000 students who submitted entries this year. Doodles were judged based on academic merit(grade group and artistic skill), creativity, and theme communication.
Now the decision is left up to you. A publicvote will determine the five national finalists, one in each group.
Click hereto help Madeleine and vote for her artwork.
Google will announce the five nationalfinalists and one of them as the national winner on May 22 at an awards ceremonyin New York City.
The winning student's doodle will be on theGoogle homepage on May 23. The student will also receive a $30,000 collegescholarship and a $50,000 technology grant for his or her school.
All of the 50 state winners will have theirdoodle displayed in a special exhibit at the American Museum of Natural Historyin New York from May 22 through July 14.