Add to Current Lightbox Octavia Spencer accepts the Oscar for best actress in a supporting role for "The Help" during the 84th Academy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2012, in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
March 21, 2012 12:19:52 PM PDT
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) -March 21, 2012 --
Oscar-winning actress Octavia Spencer is being honored at the Alabama Statehouse, where about 400 people turned out to welcome her.