Sherry Boyette is a native of North Carolina and holds a BA in history with a double minor in anthropology and coastal geology from Coastal Carolina University in Conway, South Carolina. In 2012, she participated in the university’s field school at a rice plantation on the Tom Yawkee Wildlife Preserve outside of Georgetown, SC. She started volunteering with the OSA in 2016 working on various historical projects and public outreach.
In 2017, she joined the OSA staff as the OSA Research Center Archaeological Lab Technician. Sherry’s responsibilities include artifact curation and analysis, assisting with collections management, and supervising volunteers. She is currently working on her MA in anthropology with a concentration in archaeology at NC State University.