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Meet the queen of beekeeping

Maia Jaycox, an Iowa State University student and hobby beekeeper from Webster City, was crowned the 2017 American Honey Queen. submitted photo
Maia Jaycox, an Iowa State University student and hobby beekeeper from Webster City, was crowned the 2017 American Honey Queen. submitted photo

Iowa State University (ISU) student Maia Jaycox, 19, has been abuzz with excitement at being named the 2017 American Honey Queen.

The Webster City native was chosen as the new queen at the North American Beekeeping Conference in Texas in January. In 2016, Jaycox was honored to be named Iowa Honey Queen.

As the state’s honey queen, she toured the state speaking at different events and schools. As the national honey queen, she’ll continue promoting honey and the...




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