February 23, 2023
Saint Mary's University of Minnesota has honored Nicholas West, of Cathlamet, who took part in the Minnesota Private College Council's Scholars at the Capitol event recently. Students from Minnesota's private colleges and universities present research from a variety of academic disciplines, highlighting the learning that occurs every day. West presented his research titled "Development of Phosphoramide Catalysis for Carbonyl-Olefin Metathesis." Nicholas is a senior at Saint Mary's University and will graduate in April with a bio-chemistry degree. He plans to go on to graduate school in the fall and work towards a doctorate in Chemistry. His parents are Derek and Christine West and his grandparents are David and Kathi West and Sandra Gibson. Courtesy photo.