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River Trail MS sixth-grader Georgia’s Google doodle winner
Christine Jeong in running for $30,000 scholarship

May 07, 2014

JOHNS CREEK, Ga. – Christine Jeong, a sixth-grader at River Trail Middle School, is the Georgia winner of the national Doodle 4 Google contest.

Young artists around the country submitted Google doodles on this year's theme: "If I could invent one thing to make the world a better place ..."

The national winner's doodle will appear on the homepage on June 9.

The winner will receive a $30,000 scholarship, and the school will win a $50,000 technology grant.

The public is encouraged to vote for each grade group, but voting ends May 9. Votes can be placed at

"I know for a fact that the Galactic Express will be beneficial to society. I have always wondered what constitutes the universe and to what black holes could lead. My invention will allow people to explore the world and will help scientists to solve the biggest mysteries of outer space." CHRISTINE JEONG

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