Derek Vargas
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Derek Vargas

Derek started at HCS in August 2021. After graduating high school in 1990, Derek entered the military where he spent four years at Ft Bragg, NC. After the military Derek attended and graduated from the University of South Dakota in 1999. Derek then moved to Bellevue, NE where he was employed as a police officer for three years. Derek then moved to the Sioux Falls, SD area where he was a South Dakota State Trooper for eleven years. In 2013 Derek and his family moved to Hastings. Derek has a B.S. in criminal justice from the University of South Dakota. He was most recently employed by HPS at HHS where he assisted students with learning, behavioral, and psychological issues.


Favorite Bible Verse:

No one has greater love than this, to lay down one's life for one's friends.

John 15:13