By LIANA SWARENGIN
Daily Press Staff Writer
Ashley Grantham, a new fifth-grade teacher at Hermosa Elementary School, was raised here in Artesia and graduated from Artesia High School in 2006. She is now married and has a 9-month-old son.
Grantham was a cheerleader in high school and enjoys coaching tumbling and gymnastics. Grantham attended Eastern New Mexico University and received her bachelor’s in elementary education and minored in reading. She had originally intended to become a nurse but shortly into her college career changed her course and found that she loved working with children, deciding to become a teacher instead. … For the rest of the story, subscribe in print and on the web.