Lassies

The Texas Shorthorn Lassies serves as the women’s auxiliary of the Texas Shorthorn Association. Officially organized in 1956, Lassies encourage and extend the influence of Shorthorn Breeding, promote the interest of its membership, stimulate greater activity, and cultivate closer relationships. The Lassies also arrange exhibits at state shows, present awards, publicize the breed provide reception committees, and conduct activities that pertain to the State Queen contest and other promotional activities.

MEMBERSHIP FOR THE
TEXAS SHORTHORN LASSIES

is open to females of all ages interested in breeding, raising, or promoting Shorthorn cattle. Many of our members are Shorthorn breeders throughout Texas. Lassies enjoy the opportunity to work together to promote the breed and increase marketing opportunities for their herd.

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Dues: $20 per year
Please make checks payable to Texas Shorthorn Association, 401 Billy Creek Circle, Hurst, TX 76053

Lassie Officers

PRESIDENT

TRACEY LAUGHERY

4750 CR 2664
Royse City, TX 75189
469-745-3511 [email protected]

VICE PRESIDENT
QUEEN CHAIRMAN

DALA SMEE

9895 Hickory Ridge Drive
Conroe, TX 77303
281-639-7315
[email protected]

SECRETARY

JEANNENE XANTHUS

5562 CR 1037
Celeste, TX 75423
903-568-4137
[email protected]

PUBLICITY

SHELLY SPEARMAN

2180 Airport Rd.
Rockwall, TX 75087
972-342-6584

Board of Directors

MARY BASS

922 CR B
Olton, TX 79064
806-285-2121

MEREDITH DEBORDE

PO Box 61
Bardwell, TX 7501
972-646-5041

BARBARA RUSSELL

PO Box 523
Caldwell, TX 77836
281-684-4809

LORI RABE

1200 Ave. M NW
Childress, TX 79201
940-585-8390

2023 Lassie Scholarship Application

Annually the Texas Shorthorn Lassie Association awards a $300.00 scholarship. They look at breed involvement, academics, extracurricular activities and financial need. 

The scholarship can be used at college, university or trade school. Applicants must be high school seniors or college freshman. 

Winner will be announced during the annual field day in conjunction with the Texas Shorthorn Association as well as be notified via mail. 

For how to apply click on the application below. Deadline for 2023 is May 15. 

 

Follow the Texas Shorthorn Lassies on Facebook to keep up with the latest events and news. 

The group is open to all current and former Lassies as well as anyone who supports the Lassies.

2022-2023 Texas Shorthorn Lassie Royalty

Queen

Madison Ellis

Royse City, TX 

Princess

Belicia Cox

Royse City, TX 

Princess

Charity Scherlen

Royse City, TX 

Princess

Emilee Munchrath

Royse City, TX 

Former National Lassie Queens

  • 1959 Carol McCormack McDonald
  • 1971 Judy Northcutt Schlinker
  • 1974 Debbie Wright*
  • 1979 Lisa McAnear Shields
  • 1983 Emilie Overman
  • 1986 Annette Pridday
  • 1992 Kari Cain
  • 2000 Melody Shields
  • 2013 Victoria Osburn
  • 2016 Shelby Armstrong*
  • 2021 Harley Shelton

* indicates alternate queen

Applications/Documents