WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe’s (R-Okla.) tour of a new Google facility in Pryor, Okla. yesterday, he congratulated fellow Oklahoman Janessa Chastain, a 2nd grader at Maryetta Elementary School in Stilwell, for being named the state finalist in the nationwide Doodle 4 Google competition. The competition, sponsored by Google, challenges students to redesign their logo. The winner will receive a $30,000 college scholarship and his/her school will receive a $50,000 technology grant.“I’m pleased that Janessa is a finalist in the nationwide Doodle 4 Google competition,” said Inhofe. “Even at a young age, Janessa’s artwork shows creativity and true talent – worthy of this top honor. I encourage all Oklahomans to go online and vote for her to receive this award. I was also pleased to visit the Google facility in Pryor. They have a great facility there with quality jobs.”
To vote for Janessa’s doodle, click here. Voting ends on May 10.