May graduates cum laude from Santa Clara U.

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Nate May of Poulsbo graduated cum laude on June 15 from Santa Clara University with a bachelor of science in chemistry.

He was awarded the American Institute of Chemists Foundation Award in recognition of a record of leadership, ability, character and scholastic achievement; and welcomed into Sigma Xi, the national scientific research society.

In addition to spending countless hours in the lab, he was a starter on the Santa Clara rugby team for four years.

May, 22, was valedictorian of the North Kitsap High School Class of 2009.

He will begin graduate work toward a PhD in applied chemistry at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor this fall.

He is the son of Christopher and Denise May.


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