The bride-elect is a 1998 graduate of Nevada High School and a 2002 graduate of the University of Missouri Columbia with a Bachelor of Science degree in Textile and Apparel Management, with an emphasis in Marketing and Merchandising. She is currently employed as a sales manager for Intercontinental Hotels in Seattle.
The groom-elect is a 1996 graduate of Shorecrest High School, Shoreline, Wash., and a 2000 graduate of the University of Washington with a Bachelor of Science in History. He is currently employed as a project engineer for Absher Construction in Puyallup, Wash.
The couple plan to be married on Oct. 8, 2005, at Unity Village in Lee's Summit, Mo. and will reside in Seattle.