Senior Spotlight – Jack Laughlin

Favorite Subject: History

Favorite book read at WA: The Lord of the Rings 

Favorite WA tradition:  Field Day 

Senior Thesis Statement:  Currently, America has a commitment problem. Instead of committing to things like family and friends, we commit to our jobs and money. 

Brief Description of Senior Thesis: We have a commitment problem.  It is not that people don’t commit to anything, but that people commit to the wrong things.  To properly address the issue there are four key questions that must be asked in order to truly understand what we are facing in American and Western society.  Why do we have this issue?  How do we commit to the wrong things?  What effect does this have on people as individuals and society as a whole?  How do we fix the problem?

College Choice OR How you plan to spend next year? 
I intend to study business at Texas Christian University.  

What advice or encouragement would you give to younger students at Westminster?
“If you’re not first you’re last”

Please share a funny memory or highlight from your time at Westminster:
The 9th grade protocol after party was legendary.

Favorite Bible Verse: “Have I not commanded you be strong and courageous, do not fear or be dismayed for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go” (Joshua 1:9).

Prayer Request: That I would continue to grow as a man in Christ and that I will have a great four years in college!!

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