2015 National Hereford Queen Contestants

Learn about the contestants

10 beautiful and accomplished Hereford ladies are vying for the 2015 National Hereford Queen at the 2014 American Royal in Kansas City MO.

Learn more about this candidates and why they are uniquely qualified to become the 40th National Hereford Queen.

2015 National Hereford Queen Contestants

2015 National Hereford Queen Contestants

Brooke Jensen National Hereford QueenNational and State Hereford Queens at 2013 JNHE


Are You Interested In Becoming A National Hereford Queen Sponsor?

If you said yes to this question, the NHW has just the program for you!  In the last year the NHW started a Queen Sponsorship Program that is intended to help with expenses for the events that a National Queen incurs as an ambassador for the Hereford breed.

Opportunities to become a sponsor vary at the different monetary levels and can be for general National Hereford Queen program or an individual item. Examples of the individual items are motel room for the National Hereford Queen at an event, scholarships, State Hereford Queen gift bag, Princess Tea at JNHE, State Queen Orientation lunch at JNHE, National Hereford outfit etc.

All donations are tax deductible and can range from $1.00 to $3,000 and above.

Levels of sponsorship include:

• Pearl ($1.00 – $500.00)

• Ruby ($501.00- $1500.00)

• Emerald ($1501.00-2,999.00)

• Diamond ($3000.00 and above)

Contact Suzanne Matheny (Co-Chair National Queen Committee) 6706 US 68, Mayslick, Kentucky 41055, /606-584-0577.


 2013 JNHE Princess TeaStatequeens

The NHW would like to thank all of our current donors and we look forward to working with our future donors!

Donors as of Sept. 15 2014 include:

  • Warnken Rockin W Inc. – Schulenburg, Texas
  •  Jean Priefert – Fairmont, Nebraska
  •  H-Bar Ranch – Modoc, Kansas
  •  White Columns Farm – North Augusta, South Carolina
  • Mohican Farms – Glenmont, Ohio
  •  Schutte & Sons – Guide Rock, Nebraska
  •  Colby & Shellie Collins – Chatanooga, Oklahoma
  • Reed Enterprises – Green Ridge, Missouri
  • KANZA Cattle and Vineyards – Chapman, Kansas
  • Priefert Farms – Fairmont, Nebraska
  • Upstream Ranch – Taylor, Nebraska
  • Georgia Hereford Women – Georgia
  • MAP  Farms – Womelsdorf, Pennsylvania
  • Dr. John D. and Dorothy Mehaffey – Burleson, Texas
  • Richard & Susan Gebhart – Claremore, Oklahoma

Selena Boner named 2013 National Hereford Woman of the Year


Brooke Jensen named 2013-2014 National Hereford Queen


2013-2014 NHW Board of Directors



Welcome and congratulate Maddee Moore, OR; Suzanne Matheny, KY; and Michelle Beran, KS to the board of directors this year.

NHW Dues

$20/year or $400/lifetime

Due before the conclusion of the Junior National Hereford Expo each year.

Contact:  Beth Blinson, PO Box 3897, Buies Creek, NC 27506,  phone 919-422-5163,