First Grade

Mrs. Lisa A. Benson- First grade Teacher

  • Mrs. Benson has been St. Matthew Catholic School’s first grade teacher for the past 15 years. During this time, she has developed a strong rapport with her students’ families.  
  • Raised in Catholic tradition, she has a deep understanding of the importance of spiritual, as well as academic development. Previously, she was a pre-school teacher at many locations across the U.S.
  • Mrs. Benson has a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education from Hardin-Simmons University (Abilene, TX) and a Masters of Science in Reading from UNO.  She is a member of the International Literacy Association. She has three adult daughters, two of whom are teachers.