Lesley is a passionate educator with years of experience. She holds a Masters of Education and a Bachelors of Science. Mrs. Kelly is licensed to teach all core subject, but her passion is in science and math. Before becoming a teacher, she worked at the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission in Wildlife Management and Education. She is a long time member of Benton First Assembly of God, were she servers in various children’s ministers. Ms. Kelly is a graduate of Benton and currently still calls Benton home. Her husband Michael is from Louisiana and is a huge LSU fan, but she tries not to hold it against him. They have three children, Preston 23, Ashlynn 18 (Avilla Class of 2020), and Tyler 15. Along with a full house of kids she has three dogs and a cat. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family and animals.