Theressa Khaliel Kelly graduated from Brigham Young University in 2013 with a degree in Media Arts Studies. In 2013, at the student awards ceremony for the Department of Theatre and Media Arts, Tess was nominated to receive the Media Arts Outstanding Student award. At the Night at the HFAC hosted by the Laycock Center, Kelly's team won the 24 hours of creativity competition. The team included Lauren Laws, Marcus Christensen, Brock Bolen, and Ryan Siepert. Also in 2013 Kelly assisted Professor Amy Jensen in preparation for her speech at Women's Conference about using digital media to bring families closer. To see the clips Kelly helped produce which were used in Jensen's presentation click here.