Cortney Bougher earned an Associate of Arts from Caldwell Community College in 2009,
a Bachelor of Science in Applied Physics in 2012, and a Master of Science in Engineering
Physics in 2014, both from Appalachian State University. Her research focused on AFM characterization
of organic semiconductor devices. Cortney became the Member Networking and Career Programs Coordinator
at the American Physical Society (APS) in 2014.