Kent Denver Speech and Debate had an amazing state tournament over spring break! For the 18th-consecutive year, the Sun Devils won in at least one event, with Daniel, a senior, winning International Extemporaneous Speaking in the speech competition. In debate, juniors Will and Ellie won in Policy Debate—Kent Denver's third-straight state title in this event!
Congratulations to coaches Mike Bausch and Ian Hopkins and their team for a great season!
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.
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.
B.S. - Biology
"I love to capture the amazing things happening at Kent Denver—this community is endlessly inspiring!"
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.