Roy of Trenton FFA Chapter named State FFA President

Roy of Trenton FFA Chapter named State FFA President

CONTACT INFORMATION

Joyce Cutright: 417-880-2625
Jeremy Whistance: 573-268-0009
Email: convention.media@missouriffa.org
Website: Convention.MissouriFFA.org

COLUMBIA, Mo., April 21, 2022 – During the 94th Missouri FFA Convention, Colton Roy was named the 2022-2023 State FFA President. Roy is a member of the Trenton FFA Chapter. His parents are Eric and Alicia Roy of Trenton. His advisors are Kabel Oaks and Sadie Roy. 

Roy’s supervised agricultural experience program consists of owning and operating his agribusiness, Sugar Creek Apiaries. He harvests honey from fifty hives to process and package honey-based products. In addition to his enterprise, he runs a social media page to promote his products and teach consumers about the importance of pollinators. 

During high school, Roy served as Area 2 treasurer and chapter president, secretary, and assistant secretary. 

Roy participated in the conduct of chapter meetings, extemporaneous public speaking and FFA knowledge leadership development events and grasslands evaluation and meats evaluation career development events. Roy has also participated in the Missouri Association of Soil & Water Conservation Districts FFA Speaking Contest and Missouri Teach Ag FFA Fall Public Speaking Contest. He was named Area 2 Star in Agribusiness, Area 2 specialty animal production proficiency winner, and Chapter Star Farmer and Chapter Star Agribusinessman. Roy has attended Helping Youth Maximize Agricultural eXperiences Academy, Missouri Agribusiness Academy and Helping Youth Prepare for Excellence Academy. 

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

After graduating high school, Roy plans to attend the University of Missouri-Columbia to study agribusiness management, economics and public policy. Upon graduation, Roy hopes to attend law school and work as an agricultural estate attorney with an emphasis in farm succession.

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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