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Vote for St. Thomas’s Harika Jhanwar in the National 'Doodle for Google' Competition

  • Janeka Simon
  • June 03, 2024

A contest is on to choose the best “Doodle for Google” as submitted by young artists from across the country, and third grade student Harika Jhanwar from St. Thomas wants your vote. Eight-year old Harika, who attends the All Saints Cathedral School, has been entering her artwork as potential Google Doodles for the past three years to little fanfare. “She is an art lover, and any competition related to art she likes to participate,” Harika’s mother Nidhi Jhanwar told the Consortium. This year, Harika’s passion for art has paid off, as her Doodle was selected from thousands of entries as one of 55 state and territorial winners. Now, her artwork is among those vying for national recognition. On June 4, one national winner will be selected, based on voting from residents across the country. The winner will receive a college scholarship worth $55,000, as well as a supplies and technology package for their school or selected non-profit organization worth $50,000. The national winner will a...