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May 24, 2023
North Gwinnett Middle Schooler, Reina Lee, is officially the 2023 Doodle for Google winner for the state of Georgia. The talented Gwinnett County 7th grader could soon have her art on the homepage for hundreds of millions to see. The 5th annual competition is open to kindergarten through 12th grade students from across the United States. Contestants create their own version of the Google logo inspired by the prompt “I am grateful for...”
Reina is one of the 55 U.S. State and Territory Winners with her Doodle, “Eat, Sleep, Slay Gymnastics, Repeat!” Reina’s Doodle was selected from thousands of entries received this year. Students at North Gwinnett Middle School helped Reina celebrate during a surprise assembly. “I drew gymnastics on the beam – the colors and shapes in the background show how I feel during gymnastics: excited, confident, and strong,” Reina shares. “I’m grateful for gymnastics because it makes me feel powerful.”
To help their favorites succeed, everyone across the U.S. can vote for their favorite Doodle from the 55 State and Territory Winners. Voting will be open from May 18-25 on this site: https://doodles.google.com/d4g/ and the public vote will determine the five National Finalists (one in each grade group). Google will announce these five National Finalists in late May, one of whom will have their Doodle featured on the Google homepage for a day.
The National Winner will take home a $30,000 college scholarship and their school will receive a $50,000 tech package towards the establishment or improvement of a computer lab or technology program.
To see a full list of state winners and to vote online, visit: https://doodles.google.com/d4g/.
For Reina’s Doodle and images, click here.
If you have any questions or would like to speak with a Google representative, please send an email to email@example.com.