Peter graduated cum laude from Indiana Wesleyan University in 2001 with a Bachelor of Science in both Social Studies Education and Political Science. Then after compiling a perfect academic record, he earned his Masters in Political Science from Ball State University in 2007.
Peter has been a public high school teacher since the fall of 2001, teaching courses in American government and American history. In 2005 he was named the Veterans of Foreign Wars Regional Teacher of the Year, and was the state runner-up. In 2008 he was named the General James A. Cox Daughters of the American Revolution District Teacher of the Year for outstanding contributions to secondary education.
Besides his teaching career, Peter is an increasingly sought-after public speaker. He has been the featured and keynote speaker at numerous events. His three 4-part series, America’s Foundation of Faith, Pillars of the Faith and A Christian Response to the Unmentionables, have been presented at churches throughout the country.
The Peter Heck Radio Show debuted in the summer of 2004 on 1350 AM, WIOU Kokomo which still serves as the program’s flagship station. The show, broadcast from central Indiana, is archived on the internet every weekday immediately following each show. The program's weekly highlights podcast is followed around the United States. Peter has been heard on nearly 200 radio stations in the country courtesy of American Family Radio Network.
Peter maintained membership in two professional honor societies: Pi Gamma Mu (political science honor society) and Kappa Delta Pi (educational honor society).
Peter Heck is also an opinion columnust, published both online and in several papers. His work appears regularly on nationally and internationally read websites like The American Thinker, OneNewsNow, and has also been featured on others like FrontPageMag, and WorldNetDaily. Having been featured on nationally syndicated radio programs like The Mark Levin Show and having been distributed by the Family Research Council and the American Family Association, Peter’s columns have been read by millions across the country and world.
Peter can be heard Monday - Friday from 3pm-5pm.