King Cummings was an adventurer and an optimist. In the early days of CVA, King was always there to provide support, and was one of the most significant people in the founding years of CVA. Like the school’s other founders, he believed in the concept of CVA and was passionate about young people fulfilling their potential. King had a way of making you want to do your best and he believed that you would. He knew that an academy like CVA would enrich the Carrabassett Valley community.