Senior Spotlight – Salutatorian Julia Whitehead

Favorite Subject: Science 

Favorite book read at WA: The Sun Also Rises 

Favorite WA tradition: Monday lunches off campus 

Senior Thesis Title: Animals: A New Perspective

Brief Description of Senior Thesis: Animals are much more intelligent and perceptive than we give them credit for. When we open our minds and hearts to engage with them, we step into a new world of understanding about not only them, but also ourselves, our world, and our Creator. 

College Choice OR How you plan to spend next year? I plan to take a gap year to travel and to compete in horse shows. 

Intended Major or field of work after Westminster: Animal Science

What advice or encouragement would you give to younger students at Westminster? Don’t stress yourself out over grades or popularity, just be yourself and enjoy life. 

Please share a funny memory or highlight from your time at Westminster:
Mr. Kinney’s senior history class

Favorite Bible Verse: “Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self seeking. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth” (1 Corinthians 13:4-8).

Prayer Request: For my classmates to be strong in their faith as we all go separate ways and pursue our next phase in life. 

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