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Debater, Inventor, Bee Keeper or Sports Fan? KDS Has a Club for You!
Debater, Inventor, Bee Keeper or Sports Fan? KDS Has a Club for You!


On September 5, Kent Denver's Upper School held its annual Club Fair. Students and faculty sponsors from 46 clubs pitched a wide range of activities to new and returning Upper-Schoolers.

Upper-School clubs include some of Kent Denver's most high-profile extracurricular groups such as speech and debate, robotics, the Sun Devils' Advocate, Model UN and mock trial. Other clubs appeal to more unique interests, like bee keeping, Ultimate Frisbee, knitting, and rugby. There are also clubs for sports fans, women in business, entrepreneurs, inventors, writers, and students who want to gain "life skills." Click here for a full list of this year's offerings.

While the range of interests represented by these clubs is amazingly broad, there is one unifying element—they are all student-driven organizations. Any student can propose a club, recruit a faculty sponsor, join the official roster of clubs and welcome members. Sponsors provide assistance where needed, but students provide the core leadership and energy for each club. For this reason, the club list changes from year to year based on student involvement and interests.



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.