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Jenks Middle School student a finalist for 'Doodle for Google' competition

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Posted at 11:49 AM, Jun 03, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-03 15:10:39-04

JENKS, Okla. — An eighth grade student at Jenks Middle School is one of 53 finalists across the country in the 2019 "Doodle for Google" contest.

Darbi Mullikins, is in the running for tens of thousands of dollars worth of scholarships, technology packages for her school, as well as a trip to Google headquarters in California.

The theme of the competition is "When I grow up, I hope..." and Mulkins drawing is an ocean scene and a variety of sea life as the letters in the word "Google." The 15-year-old's hope is for the oceans to be free of litter, pollution and other man-made disruptions.

The public can vote online here. Mulkins' doodle is listed in the "Grades 8-9" section under "Oklahoma."

For winning the top design in Oklahoma, the girl won an Acer tablet, Google prizes and a giant print of her doodle.

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