The future bride is a graduate of Nevada High School and Pittsburg State University, where she obtained a master's of science degree, and an educational specialist degree in school psychology. She is employed with Blue Valley School District, in Overland Park, Kan., as a school psychologist. The future groom graduated from Blue Springs High School and attended Pittsburg State University. He is employed by the Kansas City, Mo., Police Department as a police officer in a division of the tactical response team.
The couple is planning a July 5, 2008, ceremony at St. Thomas Moore Catholic Church, in Kansas City, Mo.