Local - Nobles

Chris Nobles was awarded a bachelor of science degree in biochemical and chemical engineering from the Colorado School of Mines at the 135th annual commencement held May 8 in Golden, Colo.

A 2005 Pagosa Springs High School salutatorian, Chris graduated cum laude from Mines with additional honors as a three-year member of Blue Key International, as well as a member of Tau Beta Pi, a National Honor Society of Engineers. He will pursue his interests at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, in virology with a full assistantship as a doctoral student. Chris is the son of William and Cindy Nobles of Pagosa Springs.