By Matt Goisman
East Central University cheerleader Alicia Shakelford, center, is recognized during homecoming festivities with the Glenna Shepard Cranford $2,000 Scholarship Award. The award is given annually at homecoming to a member of the ECU cheerleading squad in memory of Glenna, a former ECU cheerleader. Presenting the award in the absence of Glenna’s husband, Jim Cranford, was Jim and Glenna’s son, Mike Cranford, second from right. Also pictured are ECU cheer and dance coach Jill Clark, far left, ECU President John R. Hargrave, second from left and ECU Foundation Director Phyllis Danley, far right. Shakelford is a junior from Savanna.