Scottsdale student wins Doodle 4 Google contest in Ariz.

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By Matthew Seeman By Matthew Seeman
By Matthew Seeman By Matthew Seeman
By Matthew Seeman By Matthew Seeman
By Matthew Seeman By Matthew Seeman
By Matthew Seeman By Matthew Seeman

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- One Valley student has doodled her way to Google’s national contest.

Tracy Zhang was announced as Arizona’s winner in the Doodle 4 Google contest Tuesday. The theme for the contest was to invent something that would make the world a better place, and Tracy, a ninth-grade student at Desert Mountain High School, drew a car powered by natural light.

Her doodle is featured on the Doodle 4 Google site, and it advances to the national competition. The public can vote for Tracy’s doodle until May 9.

If she is chosen as the national winner, she would receive a $30,000 college scholarship and her school would receive a $50,000 education grant. An animated version of the doodle would be featured on the Google homepage on June 9 for 24 hours.

3TV’s Heidi Goitia spoke with Tracy and a representative from Google about the incredible honor.