South Charleston, WV, May 14, 2021 – The Explore the New Manufacturing Program announced today that Cody Buckley has been recognized with an Emerging Elite in Manufacturing Award for his work in the classroom. A South Charleston High School student, Buckley has excelled in his honors engineering classes and hopes to pursue a career in civil engineering or carpentry. Buckley will receive a $500 award designated for scholarships, certification fees, or specialty equipment. He will also be presented with a commemorative wooden plaque and gift basket featuring products made in West Virginia.
“Cody exemplifies a student of excellence and is involved in many programs throughout SCHS and a group leader in pre-engineering. He has assisted in implementing cooperative learning in our engineering classes and has been a dedicated student who has strengthened SCHS's PLTW program. Cody has certifications in Safety, Autodesk Inventor, and Revit, and the four courses in the SCHS Project Lead the Way program. Cody is a standout in the community and has a positive attitude every day,” Tambra Kascic, Mathematics, Pre-Engineering and Robotics Instructor, South Charleston High School.