The work of a victim of the Uvalde school shooting has been honored by Google with a page dedicated to elementary school student Robb.
Alithia Haven Ramirez, 10, was among 21 victims of the mass shooting that took place at Robb Elementary in Uvalde, Texas on May 19.
Prior to her death, Alithia entered Google’s annual drawing competition for children, Doodle for Google, which gives school-aged children a chance to have their work presented on the search engine homepage.
In memory of Allithia, the society last week published a page dedicated to her and her classmates who were killed in the massacre.
A Google spokesperson said the alumna’s story and art “deeply touched” the company and that Google “wanted to honor her family’s request to share her unique talents.” Fox7 Austin reported Saturday.
“Our deepest condolences go out to the family and friends of the victims and to the community of Uvalde, Texas,” a message on the page dedicated to Alithia’s readings.
“In Alithia Ramirez’s 2022 Doodle submission for Google, she described her desire to show the world her art and all that she can do, and we are committed to honoring those wishes and her legacy.”
The statement continued, “His story and his art have touched us deeply, and we wanted to honor his family’s request to share his unique talents that were so tragically taken in the wake of senseless violence.”
A quote attributed to Alithia is displayed below the design and reads: “I want the world to see my art and show the world what I can do, I want people to be happy when they see my passion for art. art.”
In their obituary, Alithia’s family described her as “an intelligent, talented, reliable and extremely loving young woman who dreamed of going to the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris”. KXAN reported.
Two teachers were also among the dead while the other victims were fourth grade children.
A report on the police response to Uvalde released on Sunday said “responders failed to undergo active shooter training and did not prioritize saving innocent lives over their own security” during the attack.