Last November 7, Google announced its winners for the Doodle 4 Google contest. It was held at Music Hall, SM Mall of Asia.
With the team, “What can I do for the Philippines?”, talented students from 4 age groups (5-8 yrs.old, 9-11 yrs.old, 12-14 yrs.old and 15-17 yrs.old) showcased their doodles went through public voting last October 6-26, 2014.
Grand winner is from Nabunturan National Comprehensive High School, Kim Patrick S. Saren, said:
“This doodle is a “SariManok” inspired idea. It symbolizes Filipino culture with deep appreciation of hardwork and creativity. The concept is created to solve problems like traffic, economy, education and basic needs. The key on the tail-end signifies the solutions to the problems where in we must fly high with pride and honor.”
Other winners are Angela Kaitlin Tiu, Grace Christian College (Age 5-8); Jay D. Portallo, Iligan City East High School (Age 12-14); and Avryll Nartates, St. Scholastica’s College (Age 9-11).
The judges are comprised of CJ De Silva, Senior Art Director of TBWA-Santiago Mangada Puno; Efren Penaflorida, Teacher, 2009 CNN Hero of the Year; Ma. Esther Santos, PLDT-Smart Foundation, Inc. President; Fidelina A. Corcuera, Senior Vice President and Executive Director of BPI Foundation, Inc.; and Katy Wu, Doodler, Google.
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