A nationwide contest takes locals on a colorful journey.
“Doodle 4 Google” is Google’s annual contest for young artists, grades kinder garden through twelveth, to use their imagination and redesign the company logo.
This years theme was, “If I could travel in time, I’d visit…”
“Every time you see a really neat creation coming out of the head of a child it’s just always really eye opening and wonderful to see that creativity come out,” said T.J. Hicks, Director of Integrated Brand Marketing for the DuPage Children’s Museum.
Google selected the DuPage Children’s Museum to showcase the top ten Illinois state finalists.
The state winner doodled “I’d visit dinosaur time.”
“Because I like them,” said Paulius Gustys. Illinois state winner. It has sharp teeth, and I like sharp teeth.”
First prize nationally went to Wisconsin second-grader Dylan Hoffman, whose colorful doodle “Pirate Times” was on display for one day on Google’s homepage.
Rebecca Portwood reports.
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