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National Coaching Hall of Fame to Honor Scott Yates
National Coaching Hall of Fame to Honor Scott Yates

On June 25, 2019, Kent Denver's Director of Athletics Scott Yates will be inducted into the National High School Athletic Coaches Association Hall of Fame. The ceremony will take place in Bismarck, ND at NHSACA's annual conference.

Coach Yates has been the head football coach at Kent Denver School since 1980. With more than 330 wins and three state titles, he has built one of the most successful programs in the history of prep football in Colorado. More importantly, his character, leadership and devotion to the school have made an indelible impact on generations of athletes and students at KDS.

Congratulations to Coach Yates on this amazing and well-deserved honor!




Meet our Communications Team

Lisa Mortell

Lisa Mortell
Titles: Assistant Director of Communications
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School: (303) 770-7660 x324
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B.A. - English

"I love telling Kent Denver's stories. The amazing work of my colleagues and the accomplishments of our students provide endless inspiration!"

Since joining Kent Denver in 1998, Ms. Mortell has worked in various roles in the school's communications and development offices. She currently focuses on a wide range of communications, including social media, online newsletters, website content, print and digital publications and Summer at KDS marketing.

Jan Thomas

Jan Thomas
Class of 1976
Titles: Director of Communications
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School: (303) 770-7660 x295
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B.A. - Mass Communications
B.A. - Political Science
M.A. - Public Communications

"As a student, Kent Denver changed the trajectory of my life. Working here allows me to support the school as it offers that same transformative gift to others."

Ms. Thomas has an extensive background in higher education and corporate communications and marketing. Additionally, she formed, owned and operated a communications company for several years.

Amy Vucci

Amy Vucci
Titles: Communications Specialist
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School: 303-770-7660 ext. 207
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B.S. - Biology

A videographer, graphic designer and past member of the communications department at Johnson & Wales University, Ms. Vucci provides her creative expertise to Kent Denver in video, photography, graphic design, writing and editing.