Senior Spotlight – Thomas Smith

Favorite Subject: Calculus 

Favorite book read at WA: Fahrenheit 451 

Favorite WA tradition: Dog Day 

Senior Thesis Title: Should Critical Race Theory be Taught in Schools in America?

Brief Description of Senior Thesis: Critical Race Theory is a hotly debated issue in today’s culture, and it is important to be aware of the issues surrounding it, namely in the education system of America. CRT has the potential to foster animosity between whites and race minorities that may not already be there and therefore should not be taught to students; and it cannot state that race minorities are incapable of being racist. The solution is a Christian approach. 

College Choice OR How you plan to spend next year? Baylor University

Intended Major or field of work after Westminster: Computer Science  

What advice or encouragement would you give to younger students at Westminster?Always be on the lookout for free, safe, easy, healthy, and quick fun. Play often. 

Please share a funny memory or highlight from your time at Westminster:
Wrestling with Daniel Xu every recess in 1st grade.

Favorite Bible Verse: “He will yet fill your mouth with laughter and your lips with shouts of joy” (Job 8:21).

Prayer Request: That I stay strong in my faith in the next stage of my life. 

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