Heather Dearing, granddaughter of Bil and Shotzy Schulgen of Tehachapi and Lois Dearing of Bakersfield signed with Dakota State University, South Dakota to play volleyball. Heather is daughter of Gary and Dina Dearing and a former Tehachapi High School student. She picked up a volleyball for the first time three years ago, showed hard work, dedication, and athleticism to the sport that has helped earn her a spot with the Trojans.
Heather Dearing is a senior at Deuel High School in Clear Lake, S.D. and has added to her sports accomplishments by competing in basketball, track, and volleyball. She qualified and competed in High Jump at the state level.
Alongside of sports, Heather maintains a 3.5 GPA and is involved in Key Club and Fellowship of Christian Athletes. She will be double majoring in Elementary and Special Education at DSU.