May 11, 2023
Nicholas Ryan West of Cathlamet graduated from Saint Mary's University of Minnesota on April 29, 2003 with his Bachelor degree in Biochemistry. West received the 2023 outstanding student in chemistry award from the Lacrosse-Winona local section of the American Chemical Society. He plans to attend the University of Iowa this fall and will pursue his doctorate degree in Chemistry. Nicholas is the son of Derek and Christine West. Grandparents are David and Kathi West, Veryle West, Sandra Gibson and Jimmie Lou Cleveland. Courtesy photo.