Roy of Trenton FFA Chapter named Area 2 Star in Agribusiness

Roy of Trenton FFA Chapter named Area 2 Star in Agribusiness


Joyce Cutright: 417-880-2625
Jeremy Whistance: 573-268-0009

COLUMBIA, Mo., April 22, 2022 The Missouri FFA Association recognized Colton Roy of the Trenton FFA Chapter as the Area 2 Star in Agribusiness. His parents are Eric and Alicia Williams of Gilman City. His advisors are Kabel Oaks and Sadie Roy.


Area Stars in Agribusiness are selected based upon outstanding achievement in work experience in an agricultural business as part of a student’s supervised agricultural experience program and active participation in FFA. Area 2 includes 27 chapters in the Northwest District.


MFA Inc., Columbia, sponsors the 16 area Star in Agribusiness awards as well as the State Star in Agribusiness Award.


Roy’s supervised agricultural experience includes owning and operating Sugar Creek Apiaries. He has grown his business from one hive to include fifty honeybee hives. Roy processes and packages raw honey which is then shipped to 17 U.S. states and around the world. Roy also manages the apiaries’ social media pages to market products and educate customers about the impact animal pollinators have on production agriculture and sustainability.


Roy has served as junior secretary, secretary and currently serves as president of the Trenton FFA Chapter. He also currently serves as the area 2 treasurer. Roy participated in the FFA knowledge, grasslands evaluation, food science and technology and meats evaluation career development events. He has also competed in the extemporaneous public speaking and conduct of chapter meetings leadership development events. Roy was the area 2 proficiency winner in the specialty animal production and agricultural processing proficiency awards. He was also the state alternate in the Missouri Institute of Cooperatives Public Speaking Contest and was recognized as the Trenton FFA Chapter Star Greenhand and Chapter Star in Agribusiness.


In addition to FFA, Roy is a member of T-Club, Spanish Club, Science Club, the National Honor Society and the Golden Bulldog Marching Band.


After graduating high school, Roy’s plans include attending the University of Missouri-Columbia to study agribusiness management, economics and pre-law. He plans to attend law school to become an agricultural estate lawyer. 

The Missouri FFA has 25,626 members representing 353 chapters. The national organization has more than 735,000 members representing 8,817 chapters in all 50 states and Puerto Rico.

The FFA makes a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education.

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