Spencer Ashley has been selected by members of the Delta State University History faculty to receive the Cranford History Teacher Award. This award is given annually to an outstanding junior or senior student majoring in Social Science Education or History. This award is made available by family and friends of Dr. Sammy Orren Cranford and is based on character and academic achievement. Following his graduation in May, Spencer will be attending graduate school at Delta State. Spencer is the son of James and Rebecca Ashley.