What to Know
- Noe Sanchez of Skyline High is one of the top 10 finalists in the Big Tex boot design contest.
- There have been over 250 unique submissions
- You can vote on your favorite design. Voting ends at 10 a.m. Wednesday.
Designing Big Tex’s boots for the 2019 State Fair of Texas is a huge deal, and a Skyline High School freshman wants the job.
Noe Sanchez is one of the top 10 finalists in the Big Tex boot design contest. His illustration could be featured on Big Tex at this year's State Fair of Texas.
Noe stood out in a pool of over 250 unique submissions. He said for four hours a week, for three weeks, he worked on the Texas-sized boot creation.
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Noe’s original artwork features the Dallas skyline, with a variety of Texas symbols, in addition to an intense color combination, and a radiant Texas sunset.
"Oh, I’m very proud. My family is very proud too. My teachers, my principals are proud as well and I thank them for all the encouragement and inspiration," Sanchez said. "There’s a bunch of competitors, so I thought, I’m just going to try and hope for the best."
Scoring will include creativity of the design and representation of Texas pride.
You can vote for Noe’s illustration to be featured on Big Tex and take a look at the boot designs of the other finalists here.
Voting ends at 10 a.m. Wednesday.