Paraprofessional / JH-HS Speech, FAC Technical Director, JH-HS Thespian Troupe Director
Derek Friederich graduated UIU in 2007 with a degree in communications. In 2010, he accepted a position at Postville directing the JH winter play, and from there has taken positions as technical director of the Fine Arts Center and directing JH/HS Speech. In 2016, Derek became a para in the JH/HS building, overseeing MTSS. In 2017, he renewed Postville High School's charter with the International Thespian Society and is serving as the troupe's sponsor. Derek married his wife, Anne, in 2010, who teaches 7/8 science. They live in Postville.