Gragg is the granddaughter of Jim and Shirley Gragg of Nevada, and the late James and Gloria Pascoe of Nevada. The bride-to-be is a Nevada High School graduate. She graduated May 2005 from Missouri Southern State University, Joplin, Mo., with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology, with a major in Health Promotion and Wellness and minors in both Human Resources, and in Business Management. She is currently employed as a certified orthotic fitter at Health Essentials (Freeman Health Systems) in Joplin, Mo.
Nikodim is the grandson of Ernest and Barbara Nikodim of Nevada, and Jerry and Helen Wood of Walker, Mo. The groom-to-be is a Nevada High School graduate. He is currently employed as a project designer at Audio Input in Joplin, Mo.
The couple plans to exchange vows during an outdoor wedding ceremony on Saturday, May 20, 2006.