2024 Red Angus Youth Expo: June 9-14, 2024
2024 Red Angus Youth Expo: June 9-14, 2024

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2024 Junior Red Angus Board of Directors

Cameron Ison – President

Cameron is the son of Rob Ison and Jenny Wallin of Paducah, Kentucky. He is a freshman at Fort Scott Community College in Fort Scott, Kansas where he is part of the livestock judging team and is majoring in Animal Science. During high school he was active in FFA where he served as the President of both his chapter and his region. As a board member, he plans to advocate for the Red Angus breed and the beef industry, get more juniors involved and learn from successful beef industry leaders.

Kenedy DeVoe – Vice President

Kenedy DeVoe, daughter of Kyley and Brenna DeVoe, grew up in Drop, Texas where she cultivated her passion for production agriculture. This motivated her to pursue evaluating livestock throughout her higher education. While working towards a degree in Animal Science from Redlands Community College, Kenedy competes on their livestock judging team. Outside of her time in the judging van, she represents her college by serving as an Agricultural Ambassador. She is thankful for the opportunity to serve the Red Angus juniors throughout her servant-hearted leadership within the association that has had such a positive impact in her life.

Gracie Rogers – Secretary

Gracie Rogers is the 16-year-old daughter of Nathan and Carrie Rogers of Princeton, Missouri. She will be a senior at North Mercer High School in the fall where she is involved in FFA, FCA, FBLA, FTA, basketball, softball, track, drama, dance and National Honor Society. Outside of school she is involved in 4-H, Missouri Junior Red Angus Association and Iowa Junior Red Angus Association. As a board member, Gracie hopes to encourage other junior members to expand their knowledge of the industry, as well as grow as a leader and advocator for the Red Angus Breed.

Zachary Griffeth – Board Member

Zachary Griffeth of Marietta, Oklahoma was recently elected to serve on the Junior Red Angus Association of America Junior Board of Directors. He attends Oklahoma State University pursuing an Animal Science degree with a ranching operations emphasis. A long-time member of the Red Angus breed, Griffeth has been active since he was eight and plans to return to Love County to join his parents in the ranching operations.

Bailey Jean Smith – Board Member

Bailey Jean Smith is the daughter of Michael and Sarah Smith, and is from the city of Shiner, Texas. She is a student at Texas A&M University, studying Agricultural Communications and Journalism as well as Agricultural Leadership. She is involved in various organizations within the Texas A&M College of Agriculture, as well as some that are community service-oriented. Bailey’s purpose in running for the board is to give back to an organization that has helped her grow and develop as a person.

Junior Red Angus Association Board of Director Application