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Lexington teen named ‘Doodle for Google’ Top 5 finalist

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Milo Golding, a junior at Lexington Christian Academy, has just been named one of Google’s top five national finalists in its 13th annual Doodle for Google competition, selected out of 54 state and territory winners.

Golding won the 10-12 grade category and received a $5,000 college scholarship, Google hardware, and Google swag.

The contest which was open to K-12 students across the United States asked students to design a Google Doodle inspired by the theme “I am strong because…” Golding chose hope.

Milo Golding

Milo Golding’s ‘Doodle for Google’ entry

“I put I am strong because I have hope,” Golding said. “One of the main reasons for that is I remember having a conversation with my father about how he went through life’s obstacles to become who he was, and he said, ‘Hope. Hope makes me strong.'”

Tragically, his father passed away of a heart attack when Milo was…

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