Carlee is the seventeen-year old daughter of Craig and Dana Kelly of Ft. Madison. She is a junior at Danville Community School and is dual enrolled at Southeastern Community College. Throughout the school year she plays volleyball, basketball, and participates in choir. She serves the junior class as the vice president position and mentors an elementary school student during the week. After graduation Carlee would like to pursue her passion in a degree in agriculture science.
Carlee is an active member in 4-H, American Paint Horse Association, American Pinto Association, and Fort Madison Saddle Club. Along with her extensive horse show experience, she has won numerous rodeo queen titles including Fort Madison Saddle Club Queen, Fort Madison Tri-State Rodeo Junior Queen, and Miss Teen Wapello Rodeo Queen.
In addition to earning the title of Miss Teen Rodeo Iowa, Carlee also captured the Horsemanship Award, Bob Britton Speech Award, and the Peoples Choice Award. She looks forward to her year as Miss Teen Rodeo Iowa 2014 and is eager to represent the sport of rodeo and the state of Iowa doing what she loves.