Sue Bangon Emanivong

Title: Business Owner of Tsunami Collaboration

Inductee Year: 2019-2020

Class Year: 1999

Biography of time at GVHS and/or Activities involved at GVHS

Freshman 1995 to Senior year 1999

CSF lifetime member

Leadership VP of Freshman Class

Academic Decathlon

Graduated with Honors

Voted Most Talkative Senior 1999

Other Accomplishments Outside of GVHS

1. Been on front cover of a magazine called Success From Home

2. Received Therapeutic Health Technician Diploma

3. Graduated from Leadership Merced

4. Recipient of the 20 under 40 Award

5. Business Owner Tsunami Collaboration: Community Event Organizer, Organization that creates events that bring the community together.

6. Also supporting other organizations through numerous volunteering opportunities.

For Example: Red Nose Day with Merced County United Way, Merced Feast with Merced Main Street Association, Concerts in the Park, Thursday Nights in Downtown Merced, Support Greater Merced Chamber of Commerce with Burgers and Brews, Vinos and Tapas, Lobsterfest, and Golf Tournament.

7. Created a backpack giveaway “Kids Day” to the underserved communities.

8. Brought back the Lao New Year in 2017 after not celebrating it for over 30 years. Bringing awareness to the Lao Culture

9. Community Activist

10. The best accomplishment is being a Mom.

Favorite memories of GVHS

Receiving an award from Mrs. Diele my Senior Year that had a compass on it since I was losing my way to get to class.