She is the daughter of Mary Beth and Vincent Valencia, of St. Joseph. He is the son of Della and Tim Breckenridge, of Nevada, Mo.
The future bride is a 1998 graduate of Central High School and a 2002 graduate of the University of Missouri-Columbia, with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, with an emphasis in marketing. She is employed by American Family Mutual Insurance Company as a commercial underwriter.
The future groom is a 1998 graduate of Nevada High School, a 2003 graduate of Missouri Southern State University, in Joplin, Mo., with a Bachelor of Science in Education, and a 2006 graduate of William Woods University, in Fulton, Mo., with a Master of Education in Administration. He is employed by the St. Joseph School District as a special education teacher.
The couple's wedding is to be at 2 p.m., Aug. 9, 2008, at Ashland United Methodist Church. A reception will be held at 5 p.m. at United Ballroom. All friends and relatives are welcome.