Kevin Cushman

Camp Counselor

Camp Counselor

Kevin has a strong background in Debate and Public Speaking, as well as Theater, Drama, Music, and Literature. He attended Capitol Debate for six summers as a camper and also spent a semester on the Capitol Debate travel team, flying between Arizona and California to compete in debate tournaments. Kevin also participated in a Tucson Toastmasters club where he practiced public speaking on fun topics, as well as giving memorized speeches to audiences. During his high school years, Kevin attended the Orme School in Mayer, Arizona, an international boarding school where he had friends and classmates from all over the world and roommates from Vietnam, Taiwan, and Ethiopia. During high school, Kevin studied a college-preparatory curriculum, as well as English Literature, Drama, Music, and Environmental Science. He is enthusiastic about the Arts, and has used his public speaking and presentation skills by regularly performing in plays and coffee-house musical events. Kevin won the Performing Arts Award for his school during his junior year. Kevin's extensive experience with debate and public speaking at Capitol Debate played a direct role in his ability to perform on stage and speak in front of audiences. He recently graduated from high school in May 2020 and will begin college in the fall at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, Arizona. As a freshman in college Kevin plans to study Theater, English Literature, and Public Speaking/ Debate. He enjoys sharing his love of debate, public speaking, and performance with younger students and helping them to develop their research, critical thinking, and presentation skills, while finding their voice.