Elizabeth Lauris Massa is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Massa IV. She is the granddaughter of Mrs. Joseph Massa and the late Dr. Massa, and the late Dr. Byron and Robin Brown. Her sister, Kate, was a 2016 La Fiesta Duchess and will graduate from the University of Texas in May 2019.
A 2018 graduate of Highland Park High School, Elizabeth was a four-year member of the girls cross country team earning the Academic All-District Award and the Cornerstone Student Athlete Award. She was a member of National Honor Society, National Spanish Honor Society and National Art Honor Society.
Elizabeth is a member of Highland Park Presbyterian Church. She was also active in the Best Buddies organization; STEM, serving as vice-president; and National Charity League for six years.
Elizabeth attends the University of Texas in Austin where she is majoring in early childhood education and minoring in educational psychology. She is also a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority.
La Fiesta is proud to present Elizabeth Lauris Massa as the Duchess of Rio Grande Valley.