Buckeye Career Center's November Students of the Month are Sierra Cortright (left), Michael Morrison (center) and Alyssa Wolfe (right). (Submitted photo)

New Philadelphia, Ohio - Buckeye Career Center is announcing its November Student of the Month recipients. 

Two high school students were chosen for the honor for demonstrating November’s core value of collaboration. An adult education student was also selected.

November’s female Student of the Month is Floral Design student Sierra Cortright. 

Cortright is the daughter of Archie Cortright and Hayley Duff and works at the flower shop in Buehler’s and volunteers at her church, the New Philadelphia Church of the Nazarene. She is a 12-year 4H member, a two year Buckeye FFA member, and has served as a Buckeye Ambassador for two years. Cortright plans to study social work upon high school graduation. 

Floral instructor Mrs. Sharon Burdette nominated Cortright for her says willingness to help other students and staff. 

"She works in the marketplace every day during her study hall and has cross-trained in the meat and deli department to help with orders. Sierra is an outstanding young lady.” 

November’s Male Student of the Month is Michael Morrison, a Landscaping senior from Carrollton High School. 

Morrison is the son of Deb and Kyle Oberlin and a member of FFA. He volunteers for Toys for Tots and also spent his summer working on the career center's landscaping crew. Upon graduation, he hopes to become employed at BCC in the maintenance department. 

Instructor Bruce Vandall nominated Morrison for the honor and says he goes at any task with razor-sharp focus.

“Part of his strength is his understanding of a job at hand and how he conveys to his fellow classmates the proper processes necessary to get the job done,” Vandall says. 

November’s Adult Student of the Month is Heavy Equipment student Alyssa Wolfe. 

Wolfe is a resident of Strasburg and a Strasburg-Franklin graduate. She hopes to become certified in heavy equipment operation
and find a life-long career in the field. She previously worked in the landscaping field running small equipment.

The three were honored at the November Buckeye Career Center Board of Education meeting and received photo banners to commemorate the honor.


Loading Conversation