Delaware ‘doodler’ advances in Google competition

Wilfredo Ruiz is a finalist in the Doodle 4 Google competition.  The winner’s artwork will be displayed on Google’s home page for millions to see.


The 11th grader from Delcastle Technical High School was selected from more than 114,000 students who submitted artwork.  The theme for the fifth annual competition was “If I could travel in time, I’d visit…”  Ruiz’s entry is described on Google’s contest site with the caption “Why step backwards in time several decades while history trails back to several billion years? One small step may be a familiar topic, but large steps reveal an interesting array of significance.”

Voting on the artwork will be held through May 10 at 5 p.m. Pacific time.  You can vote for Ruiz or other entry’s on the Doodle 4 Google website.  One national winner will be announced on May 17th at an awards ceremony in New York City.  The winner’s doodle will appear on Google’s homepage on May 18.  The winner will receive a $30,000 college scholarship and a $50,000 technology grant for his or her school.  

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