Christi, a 2002 graduate of Rich Hill High School, received her Bachelor of Science in Social Work from Pittsburg State University in 2006. She is a licensed social worker for the state of Kansas. Christi is employed by Pittsburg U.S.D. 250 and works part-time for Crawford County Mental Health as a psychosocial group counselor.
Adam, a 2001 graduate of Columbus High School, completed a program at the Southeast Kansas Vocational School with a certification in precision machining. He is employed by Acuwire and Design of Joplin.
The couple is planning an October 2008, wedding.