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Roy Grant is wearing an orange graduation cap and gown. His hands are making the 'Go Pokes' sign. Edmon Low Library stands in the background.
Roy Grant, the Ferguson College of Agriculture Outstanding Graduate for the fall 2022 semester. (Photo by Kristin Knight, OSU Agricultural Communications Services)

Roy Grant selected Ferguson College of Agriculture Outstanding Graduate

Thursday, December 15, 2022

Media Contact: Kaitlyn Weldon | Digital Communications Specialist | 405-744-7063 |

Roy Grant was recently selected as the Oklahoma State University Ferguson College of Agriculture Outstanding Graduate for the fall 2022 semester.

An agribusiness major from Muskogee, Oklahoma, he is the son of Ryan and Rebecca Grant.

Grant will represent the Ferguson College of Agriculture by wearing an orange cap and gown as the college gonfalon carrier at commencement ceremonies in Stillwater on Saturday, December 17.

“What drew me to the Ferguson College of Agriculture is my background,” Grant said. “I grew up on a farm and developed a real passion for agriculture. The Ferguson College has given me several opportunities to further my knowledge, which I will use to help my family farm and community become more sustainable for the future.”

During his time as an undergraduate student, Grant contributed to the Ferguson College of Agriculture and OSU in various capacities. At the college level, he was an officer for Freshmen in Transition (FIT), the Agronomy Club and Ferguson College of Agriculture Student Council. He also participated as a FIT Student Academic mentor and member of the crops judging team. At the university level, he served on the Academic Integrity Council.

Grant is dedicated to his academics and community through involvement in The Table campus ministry and the worship team for University Center, which is the campus ministry at Stillwater Church of Christ. He also earned the General Honors Award from the Honors College.

“Grant is a humble, smart and hardworking student,” said Cynda Clary, Ferguson College of Agriculture associate dean of academic programs. “During his time at OSU, Grant helped with multiple events because he genuinely cares for his fellow students and wants them to feel welcome in our college. I am so grateful for everything he has accomplished in the Ferguson College and am excited for his future.”

The Ferguson College of Agriculture believes in the value of hands-on education and the importance of having a well-rounded student experience. The college’s award-winning faculty members are dedicated to developing students and are passionate about adding value to the total educational experience. With 16 majors, a variety of study options, plus more than 60 student organizations, the college is committed to expanding minds and inspiring purpose. Learn more at  

OSU Agriculture is dedicated to improving the quality of life of Oklahomans through science-based information and education. It is comprised of the Ferguson College of Agriculture and two state agencies: OSU Ag Research and OSU Extension.

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