Delaware student in the running for Google Doodle prize

A Middletown High School student who wants to be an art teacher could soon have some of her artwork seen by millions.

Katherine “Katie” Krapf was surprised at school today by Google representatives who informed her that she is one of 40 national finalists for the Doodle4Google contest.

The winner will be announced in New York City on May 19. The winner will receive a $15,000 college scholarship, while the winner’s school will get a $25,000 technology grant. The winning doodle will be featured on Google’s home page on May 20, 2011.

The winner will be selected in part by public voting on Google’s website. School officials are encouraging students and their families and friends to vote at google.com/doodle4google.

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