Google staff were on hand this week to unveil, BHS Senior, Tucker Brown’s “Doodle for Google” entry to their contest.  Tucker Brown is shown in the picture in the blue shirt.  The other two people shown unveiling the art work are from Google, names unknown.

From North Pole, Alaska to Miami, Florida to Cape Elizabeth, Maine, to Kapa’a, Hawai’i, our 50 State Winners hail from literally every corner of the country. Chosen from a total of over 114,000 entries, the State Winners represent the top doodles from this year’s contest. Be sure to take a moment and vote for your favorites and help decide who goes on to become our National Winner. But remember, only one vote per person per age group during the voting period (May 2nd – 10th) so be sure to get all your family and friends voting! For a list of the State Finalists please click here.
Tucker Brown, a senior at BHS, submitted his sketch to google and has made one of the state finalist.  Prizes are as follows:

One (1) National Winner

The National Winner will have his or her doodle featured on the U.S. Google.com homepage. He or she will be awarded a $30,000 college scholarship to be used at the school of his or her choice, a trip to New York for an event on May 17, 2012, a Google Chromebook computer, a Wacom digital design tablet, and a t-shirt printed with his or her doodle on it. We’ll also award the winner’s full time school a $50,000 technology grant towards the establishment or improvement of a computer lab or technology programming.

Four (4) National Finalists

Each of the other four National Finalists will win a $5,000 college scholarship to be used at the school of their choice, a trip to New York for the final event on May 17, 2012, a Wacom digital design tablet, and a t-shirt printed with their doodle on it.

Fifty (50) State Winners

Each of the other 50 State Winners will win a trip to New York for the final event on May 17, 2012 and a t-shirt printed with their doodles on it. All 50 Regional Finalists will also have their doodle displayed in a special exhibit at the New York Public Library.

Two Hundred and Fifty (250) State Finalists

Each of the other State Finalists will receive an official winner’s certificate and be featured on the Doodle 4 Google contest web site.

Go here to vote:  http://www.google.com/doodle4google/vote.html#d=d5-4