Cheshire elementary school student chosen as winner of Connecticut Google Doodle competition

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CHESHIRE, Conn. (WTNH) — A third grader from St. Bridget School in Cheshire, Connecticut could soon have her art showcased nationally featured on Google’s homepage.

Natalie Pepe was selected as the winner for Connecticut in Doodle for Google. Google’s contest chose one winner out of each of the 53 State and Territories who submitted art based on the theme of: “When I grow up, I hope…”.

The 3rd grader was selected from thousands of entries with her art titled, “Farmers”. 

Credit: Google

With the help of the public through the opportunity to vote online, five National Finalists will be chosen in June. One National Finalists will have their Doodle featured on the Google homepage for a day and take home a $30,000.00 college scholarship. His or her school will also receive a $50,000.00 tech package towards the establishment or improvement of a computer lab or technology program.

Voting begins on Monday, June 3rd and end will end on June 7th.

For a full state-by-state winner list and to vote, visit: http://www.google.com/doodle4google/vote.html

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