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Burleigh Manor Middle student state winner in Google logo design contest

Someday, Burleigh Manor seventh-grader Lauren Shen might go to Google and see what the Internet search engine is displaying to millions of users throughout the country: her artwork. Lauren, 12, is the state's winner in a Google-sponsored national contest called Doodle 4 Google, which challenges students in kindergarten through 12th grade to create their own version of Google's ever-changing home page logo. The altered versions of the logo are known as "doodles." Google launched the contest in 2008 and also holds it in other countries. Google officials say more than 130,000 students participated in this year's competition, crafting redesigns of the logo based on...

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