Congrats to Texas fifth grader Sharon Sara, winner of the US 2020 Doodle for Google challenge, whose Doodle is included on the US homepage today. Sharon was one of a huge number of students from the nation over who participated in the contest this year answering the brief “I show kindness by…”
In her artist’s announcement, Sharon portrays how kindness can be practiced through friendship and incorporation: “I show kindness by sticking together with my friends in tough times. I drew people coming together and not thinking about the outside but being together because of their personality.”
Sharon’s interest for art began when she was only 4 years of age, and her passion keeps on developing today.
As the US 2020 Doodle for Google contest national winner, Sharon has won a $30,000 school grant and a $50,000 technology package for her elementary school.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott complimented Sharon on her success with a unique message:
“Congratulations to Sharon Sara on winning this year’s national Doodle for Google competition and scholarship. Sharon’s artwork reminds us of the importance of unity and kindness towards others, especially during these challenging times. We look forward to joining the hundreds of millions of people across the country who will see this inspiring artwork displayed on the Google homepage. On behalf of the State of Texas, I want to say how proud we are of Sharon’s achievement, and we look forward to seeing what the future holds for this bright young Texan.”
Congrats again to Sharon and a huge thank you to the entirety of the students who shared their thoughtful words and inspiring Doodles with us this year!!