2009 ART CONTEST WINNERS ANNOUNCED!
It was a long and difficult process, but the 2009 AT&T Cotton Bowl Classic Art Contest winners have been selected.
Nine winners were chosen from over 2,000 entries from throughout North Texas in three age categories: first and second grade, third and fourth grade, and fifth and sixth grade.
The winners were determined by a select group of judges including AT&T Cotton Bowl Board Members, corporate partners such as AT&T and Dr Pepper, and art teachers.
The winners have been honored at their respective schools in recognition of their winning works of art. Additionally, each winner will receive tickets to the 2010 AT&T Cotton Bowl Classic at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington.
The first place winner of each division will be presenting their framed artwork to the respective head coaches of the participating teams and to a select representative from AT&T.
The winners are as follows:
1st PlaceLaura Estrada, DeGolyer Elementary
2nd PlaceEdendy Rodriguez, Charles Gill Elementary
3rd PlaceNoah Bales, DeGolyer Elementary
1st PlaceJonah Fults, DeGolyer Elementary
2nd PlaceStevie Elena Michel, Covenant School
3rd PlaceDavid Chhay, Charles Gill Elementary
1st PlaceEmily Halligan, Bowie Elementary
2nd PlaceAklilu Melake, Skyview Elementary
3rd PlaceChristopher Sanders, W.E. Greiner Middle School
Throughout the holiday season, the winning artwork will be on display at Cowboys Stadium. The artwork will also be featured on the 60-yard scoreboard at the stadium during the Classic on Saturday, January 2nd.
Those illustrations not selected as winners will be used as placemats during the AT&T Cotton Bowl Big Play Luncheon on New Year’s Eve.
The AT&T Cotton Bowl Art Contest is one of several community-based events created to promote goodwill with fans of the annual Classic. For more information on the AT&T Cotton Bowl Art Contest, please contact Amy Scott from the AT&T Cotton Bowl office at (817) 892-4806 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.