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Red River Student Named North Dakota’s Doodle 4 Google Winner

News Release                                                  

For Immediate Release                                                    

May 30, 2019

Red River Student Named North Dakota’s Doodle 4 Google Winner

GRAND FORKS, N.D. – Hannah Quinn, a 12th grade student at Red River High School, has been named North Dakota’s Doodle 4 Google winner.

Fifty-three doodles from across the United States were selected as state winners in the 11th annual competition, which is open to K-12 students across the United States to redesign the Google logo. The selected doodles best illustrated the theme, “What I grow up, I hope...”.                                                                            

This is Quinn’s second time being selected as the North Dakota Doodle 4 Google winner. She was also selected in 2016.

Quinn’s 2019 entry, “Ancient Art of the World,” was selected from thousands of entries received this year. Students at Red River helped Quinn celebrate during a surprise assembly at the school on Wednesday.

The public will have the opportunity to vote for their favorite doodle. All doodles are displayed in an online gallery at http://www.google.com/doodle4google/vote.html. Voting will take place June 3rd--7th.

Five students, or those with the highest ranking doodle from each grade group, will be announced as national finalists in June.

Of the five national finalists, one will be named the national winner and will receive a $30,000 college scholarship and have his/her doodle featured on the Google homepage for one day. In addition, the national winner’s school will receive a $50,000 technology 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: http://www.google.com/doodle4google/vote.html.

This is the fifth Doodle 4 Google award at Red River. Alexandra Richards was named the North Dakota winner in 2017, Quinn in 2016, Camryn Schall in 2014, and Kathryn Peterson received the honors in 2012.

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