Kelly A. Helton is a 13-year-old student and equal rights activist from Kentucky.Kelly is passionate about science, equality, and church/state separation. She has spoken at countless rallies and conferences, including events for International Women’s Day, Planned Parenthood, the American Civil Liberties Union, March for Science – Cincinnati, Women’s March – Cincinnati, Freedom From Religion Foundation, and the Secular Student Alliance National Conference.

She has already started receiving scholarship funds for her activism. Kelly is the equal rights advocate of the Tri-State Freethinkers.