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Cresthill Middle School student in competition to win Google Doodle award

Voting open until Friday night
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Posted at 12:22 PM, Aug 19, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-19 21:40:40-04

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Colo. – An eighth grader at Cresthill Middle School in Highlands Ranch is vying to become one of five finalists for a Google Doodle competition after winning the state competition.

Mason Ferre was named the Colorado champion for the Doodle for Google competition – which asked students from across the country to create a Google Doodle showing what kindness means to them.

“I show kindness by opening my mind and accepting everyone no matter their religion, race, gender, or sexual preference. I seek to understand. The better we understand each other, the kinder we are to one another. I imagine a world with informed leaders who represent the ideas of us all,” is how Ferre described his illustration.

Ferre’s doodle was chosen as the best in Colorado and is part of the Grades 6-7 category.

Now that the state winners have been picked, they are in the running to move on to the final round – in which Google executives will choose one of five finalists’ illustrations to be displayed on the Google homepage for a day.

The winner will also receive a $30,000 scholarship for college and a $50,000 technology package for their school.

Voting opened on Monday and runs through 11:59 p.m. PDT on Friday. Click here to learn more.