Sherry Boyette is a native of North Carolina. She holds a BA in history with a double minor in anthropology and coastal geology from Coastal Carolina University and an MA in Anthropology with a concentration in archaeology from North Carolina State University. Her thesis research focused on front porch life of the Ailey Young House in Wake Forest, North Carolina.
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.