Sophie Araque-Liu’s original Google logo design will be displayed on browsers across the US for 24 hours.
MARTIN COUNTY, Fla. – Did you catch the unique artwork at the top? Google home page this morning?
It was created by a Florida high school student to spread an important message about self-care.
Sophie Arak-Liu is its national winner. 2022 Doodle for Google ContestThat means his original work will be displayed on browsers across the US for 24 hours. She is also taking home a $30,000 college scholarship and a $50,000 technology package for her school.
Sophie’s piece, titled “Not Alone,” was a response to this year’s competition theme “I take care of myself…
“I take care of myself by accepting the care of others for me. Often I struggle to carry the burden on myself, and forget that I have many people, like my mother, who care about me and want to help me. Opening up and helping others not only relieves my stress—it lets me deal with things I never could on my own,” Sophie said with her submission. wrote
According to Googlethe design was inspired by the comfort and encouragement provided by Sophie’s mother as the high schooler struggled with loneliness and isolation during the pandemic.
Sophie is a 16-year-old junior at Martin County High School. TC Palm Reports
“I’m not used to all the attention,” she told the newspaper. “But I’m very happy and very excited.”
gave Judges This year’s contestants included actor, singer and activist Selena Gomez, director and mental health activist Alice Fox, and 2021 National Teacher of the Year Juliana Artubi.
Google Doodles Started in 1998 When company founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin placed a stick figure behind the second “o” in the word Google, as a humorous “out of the office” message. Burning Man Festival.
Now, Google has an entire team of doodlers who redesign the Google logo to represent different holidays and important occasions.
Most recently, the company featured the artwork of Alethea Ramirez, who was just 10 years old when she was killed in May’s mass school shooting in Uvale, Texas. According to her family, Alethea dreamed of one day going to Paris for art school and submitted a design for a 2022 doodle to a Google contest.
Since 2008, Google has invited students in grades K-12 to participate in the Doodle for Google contest. You can check out previous winners and learn how to enter the 2023 contest. Here