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This Year's Argyle High School Valedictorian & Salutatorian

studentsMay 18, 2022

This year's Valedictorian at Argyle High School is Jasmine Ball. The Salutatorian is Alex Gomez. Get to know more about both of these Eagles!

Valedictorian Jasmine Ball

What are your college plans and what were the key factors in your college decision?
I'm going to UT Austin for my undergrad. I wanted to go somewhere affordable that still had an amazing honors program for my major, and UT topped my list.

What do you plan to major in and why?
I'm going to double major in computer science and business. I've done programming since I started high school, and I wanted to combine computer science with business for a more practical application of my skills.

Best high school memory?
Spending New Year's Eve with my best friends.

What was your first year/grade in Argyle ISD and what campus did you attend?
First grade at Hilltop Elementary

What do you remember most about your first year in Argyle ISD?
I spent a lot of time reading in the library and doing extra math problems.

What was your favorite Argyle High School tradition
Decorating the hallways for Homecoming

What did you love most about attending Argyle High School?
I love the amazing community that we have, especially in the UIL Academics circle; everyone is so smart and fun to be around.


Salutatorian Alex Gomez

What are your college plans? What were the key factors in your college decision?
I am going to the University of Chicago this fall. The main factors in my decision were that I wanted to go somewhere rigorous, and somewhere that was unfamiliar and far from here, as I wanted something new.

What do you plan to major in and why?
I plan to major in history (and possibly add a double major in philosophy too). This is because I really love history and have loved it since I was little.

Best High School memory?
Being named a National Merit Semifinalist.

What was your first year/grade in Argyle ISD and what campus did you attend?
My first year at Argyle was in Kindergarten, at Hilltop Elementary.

What do you remember most about your first year in Argyle ISD?
It was just a blur.

What did you love most about attending Argyle High School?
The teachers.