Homecoming 2018 - stay tuned for details!
Homecoming 2017 was a wonderful event, with Dr. Hector Vila '75 (see below) recognized as Jesuit's 2017-18 Alumnus of the Year, and the announcement of the Homecoming Court!
ALUMNUS OF THE YEAR - Dr. Hector Vila '75
Since graduating in 1975, Dr. Hector Vila has been a lifelong advocate of Jesuit, donating his time, talent, and treasure to supporting his alma mater and the Jesuit High School Alumni Association.
Throughout the years, he has served Jesuit in many capacities, including as a member of the Alumni Council and President’s Steering Committee. He was also a team physician for the Tigers and is an annual supporter of the school’s Pro-Life Club.
Professionally, Dr. Vila is an internationally recognized anesthesiologist. He is the founding partner of Pediatric Dental Anesthesia Associates, a group of 10 Pediatric Anesthesiologists, serving nearly 150 Pediatric Dental Offices in 6 states. He is past Chair of the American Society of Anesthesiologist’s Subspecialties Section, Ambulatory Surgery Committee, and Board of Directors. And he has served on the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee for the American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgical Facilities and was Vice-President of Standards. In 2016, Dr. Vila was appointed by Gov. Rick Scott to the Florida Board of Medicine. He is also past president of the South Carolina Society of Anesthesiologists and Past Chairman of the South Carolina Medical Association Taskforce for Office Surgery Guidelines.
Dr. Vila is an active parishioner of Christ the King Church. In 2016, he was a recipient of the prestigious ‘Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice’ medal, the highest award a layperson can receive from the Papacy.
For his many years of outstanding leadership and dedicated support to the school and our Tampa Bay community, Jesuit High School is proud to recognize Dr. Hector Vila as the 2017-18 Alumnus of the Year!