A Williston first grader’s artwork has a chance to become the Google Doodle for millions of people — it just needs votes by July 12.
Kyle Adams’ piece “Mind Over Monsters” was selected by Google to represent Vermont in a contest among all 54 US states and territories. Voters will choose one creation to be the Google Doodle of the Day on the Vermont page. search engine start.
This year’s Doodle for Google contest prompted students in grades K-12 to answer “I care about…”
Adams’ image shows a person in a meditative pose while ragged-toothed monsters cavort in his form. “Meditation is a powerful way to deal with resentments, disturbing thoughts, and allows our minds to rest,” she says in the caption.
“Young artists shared a variety of helpful strategies including spending time in nature, being active, engaging in creative hobbies, and spending time with loved ones,” Google said of the performances in a press release. “Given the challenging nature of the last few years, we were very inspired to see the many ways students have been nurturing their spirits and building resilience.”
Adams and his work were celebrated during a May 25 ceremony at Allen Brook School. She also received some gifts from Google.
If your artwork gets the most votes, you would also receive a $30,000 college scholarship and Allen Brook School would get a $50,000 technology package to enhance its computer lab or technology program.
Votes must be received by July 12. Visit doodles.google.com/d4g/vote to vote and see the phenomenal artwork from students across the country.
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