2018 Wall of Fame Recipients Announced

2018 Wall of Fame Recipients Announced
Posted on 11/06/2018
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The Brazosport Independent School District annually celebrates its rich history and heritage by honoring outstanding graduates with selection to the Brazosport Independent School District Wall of Fame. This year, Brazosport Independent School District selected two outstanding graduates as Wall of Fame recipients:

Dr. Jose Figueroa, Brazosport High School class of 2001
Gerald Rosnovsky, Brazoswood High School class of 1975

BISD began the recognition of graduates who have demonstrated a high level of achievement in their field of endeavor, who have made significant contributions through achievement, service or leadership in 2007. Since then, with the addition of Dr. Figueroa and Mr. Rosnovsky, twenty-nine graduates have been honored.


Dr. Jose FigueroaDr. Jose Figueroa, Brazosport High School class of 2001, was inducted Friday, November 2, 2018. Dr. Figueroa received his Bachelor of Science from the University of Houston (Summa Cum Laude) in 2005 and then went on to Harvard Medical School, graduating with his MD and Masters in 2011. Dr. Figueroa completed his Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine at Brigham & Women’s Hospital Boston, MA. He was then named the 2014 Chief Medical Resident at Boston VA Medical Center in Boston, MA. He presently serves as an Instructor in Medicine at Harvard Medical School in Boston, MA as well as the Lead Hospitalist for Brigham & Women’s Hospital in Boston, MA. Dr. Figueroa has written and/or contributed to more than 20 medical research articles and professional papers. He has spoken at numerous conferences around the world on patient care, healthcare affordability and healthcare reform. Dr. Figueroa is a well respected physician and leader in the medical field. Dr. Figueroa's mother, Emilia Figueroa, is the lead custodian for BISD's Administration Building.

 


 

Gerald RoznovskyGerald Roznovsky, Brazoswood High School class of 1975, will be inducted Friday, November 9, 2018. Mr. Roznovsky is a lifetime area resident and a retiree after 35+ years as a Senior Business Consultant and Human Performance Leader for The Dow Chemical Company. After graduating from college, Mr. Roznovsky returned to the area to raise his family of three children in the community that he and his wife Patti grew up in. Mr. Roznovsky is also a small business owner and a founding Partner in CZ6 which is an economic development consulting business. Mr. Roznovsky served on City Council from 2005 – 2011 and then left office due to term limits. During those years of service he served as Mayor Pro-Tem and served on the Houston-Galveston Area Council Transportation Board. Mr. Roznovsky also served as the Council Liaison to the Parks Board, Library Board, Keep Lake Jackson Beautiful Board, Planning Commission, Zoning Board of Adjustment, Lake Jackson Economic Development Corporation, Animal Shelter Board, Traffic Commission, Senior Citizen Commission, Hike & Bike Committee, and the City Charter Review Committee. He served as Chairman of the 2011 City Charter Review Committee and as the Vice Chairman of the Lake Jackson 70th Year Celebration. He was elected back on to City Council in May of 2013. In 2006, Mr. Roznovsky was asked by the Brazoria County Commissioners to be an Executive Board member of the community health center now known as Stephen F. Austin Community Health Center. He continues to serve on the SFACHC Executive Board. Mr. Roznovsky and his wife Patti continue to give back to the community by providing their time and donations of funds to improve the community and lives of individuals.

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