Valedictorian and Salutatorian for Terry High's Class of 2020

May 14, 2020 | Community Relations

Alexander Agruso is the Valedictorian for the Class of 2020 at Terry High School.

The son of Richard and Katie Agruso, he will attend Texas State University, majoring in Music Performance. He plans to pursue a career composing music and developing music based software.

While at Terry, Alexander was a proud member of the B.F. Terry Band and aims to build on his experience to achieve personal artistic fulfillment.

Alexander leaves the class of 2020, and his fellow Rangers, with his favorite quote: “Don’t take life too seriously, or you’ll never get out of it alive.” - Unknown


Marisol Balderas is the Salutatorian for the Class of 2020 at Terry High School.

The daughter of Lorenzo Balderas and Rosa Rivas, she will attend Houston Baptist University, majoring in History or Government. Marisol received HBU’s President’s Scholarship and will be a part of the campus’ Honors College. She plans to attend law school upon receiving her undergraduate degree.

With aspirations of becoming an attorney, Marisol hopes to have opportunities to advocate for the importance of education. Marisol encourages her classmates to keep in mind that anything worth having takes hard work and she reminds her fellow Rangers to never take their education for granted.

Marisol will have fond memories of her time at Terry HS and says she’ll never forget the kind people she encountered along her way and the immense gratitude she has for each of her peers.