Holly Ford Emerson -
2015 Honoree


While at SBHS, Holly Ford Emerson, class of 1984, was a top scholar, 2 time MVP, two-time Channel League MVP, two-time CIF Southern Section co-MVP and All State Selection. She received a scholarship to play basketball at the University of Southern California where she started in all but one game. The team finished runner up in the National Championships and she was selected to the Pacific 10 All American team twice in 1987 an in 1988. Her scholastic achievement continued along with her athletic prowess at USC, made the Dean’s List 7 times and was a member of the Golden Key National Honor Society. She earned the USC Outstanding Senior Scholar-Athlete Award. USC retired her jersey in 2011. Holly’s retired SBHS jersey hangs in the J.R. Richards ’57 Gymnasium.



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