Dr. Kelis Berry attended Antlers High School before going on to Southeastern Oklahoma State University in Durant to receive a BA and an MEd. She then went to Texas A & M to earn an EdD. Doctor Berry taught first at Antlers High School in the late seventies and early eighties and later taught at several universities and colleges in higher education. Immediately before returning to teach at Antlers, she taught for the Oklahoma Department of Corrections. She has been with Antlers High School for 16 years and currently serves as the school librarian.
She is married to Mike Berry, has three daughters and three grandchildren. She enjoys reading, quilting and traveling in her spare time.