Senior Spotlight – Ava Vining

Favorite Subject: Studio Art

Favorite book read at WA: Till We Have Faces   

Favorite WA tradition: Senior Banquet  

Senior Thesis Title: Intuitive Eating: Restoring Our Designed Relationship with Food 

Brief Description of Senior Thesis: To have a healthy relationship with food we must follow our intuitive design. Intuitive eating is an approach to food that integrates instinct, emotion, and rationale to cultivate a healthy relationship with food. First we must acknowledge that we have lost our sense of moderation. Because of the fall, eating is no longer natural or balanced. Thankfully, Christ came to restore our instinct, emotion, and rationale. We can return to our designed relationship with food by following our design. 

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

Intended Major or field of work after Westminster: I will be majoring in classical ballet and minoring in kinesiology. I intend to dance professionally, and then I would like to become a physical therapist.   

What advice or encouragement would you give to younger students at Westminster? Enjoy the time you have here and don’t be afraid to ask questions! 

Please share a funny memory or highlight from your time at Westminster:
Being in Athanasius House 

Favorite Bible Verse: “Whatever is true, whatever is honest, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, and of  good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things” (Philippians 4:8).

Prayer Request: For the class of 22′ as we head off onto a new chapter of life!

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