Mr. Van Heule graduated from Lander Valley High School in 1998. He played football and ran track. A big part of his High School career was being involved in the HS FFA and ag program. He exhibited steers at jackpots and at the Fremont County fair, and the Wyoming State Fair. After HS He went to Northwest College in Powell and was on the Livestock Judging Team. After that, He went to the University of Wyoming to complete his degree in Agriculture Education. While attending, he was on the Livestock Team and the Wool Evaluation Team. His Wool Team won the coveted Houston Stock show contest and was second at the National Western. After completing his education in 2003, he accepted a job in Hot Springs County as the High School Ag teacher and FFA advisor. This has been a very rewarding career and has given him many opportunities. He is married to Desiree and has two children, Kallie and Erich. He is currently working on his master's and furthering his education in Education Leadership.