Nathan Flim, Distillery Owner

Alumni Profile

I found that the Chemistry program at King’s was the perfect blend of analytic and soft skills. Not only did I learn how to keep an accurate lab journal, I learned how to give an informative and engaging presentation. I always appreciated that we didn't simply learn how to do things, we also learned why we do them.

"I use all of these skills in my day-to-day life and attribute a lot of my confidence to my time at King's, where I was able to ask questions and speak in front of my peers in a non-judgmental environment."

The Chemistry program emphasized learning how to use our common sense. I remember one of my profs telling us to always ask ourselves, “does this make sense?”, even when we think we have answered a question correctly.

I use all of these skills in my day-to-day life and attribute a lot of my confidence to my time at King's, where I was able to ask questions and speak in front of my peers in a non-judgmental environment. Today an average day for me involves product testing, administration, and generally a couple visits to potential or current customers.

The close relationships I developed with fellow students, and especially with my profs, were the most formative parts of my education. At King's you can talk one-on-one with professors on a daily basis. This allowed me to bounce ideas off of very experienced and intelligent people that I had immense respect for. Due to the small class sizes in my program I developed numerous close relationships with other students that still impact my life in a large way today.


Program at King's

Bachelor of Science – Chemistry

Graduation Year

2016

Current Occupation

Owner, The Fort Distillery in Fort Saskatchewan, AB
Director, Fort Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce