2014 Van Meter graduate Spencer Benton has been honored by the Big 12 conference by being one of seven Iowa State athletes to receive the Dr. Gerald Lage academic achievement award. In order to be eligible for the accolade, student-athletes must have lettered at least once in their career while maintaining residence at their institution for at least one academic year. The honoree, which can only be recognized once, should have 100 hours of earned credit with a cumulative grade-point average of 3.80 at the time of the nomination.
Spencer is currently a member of the ISU football team.
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