The bride-to-be is a 2002 graduate of Nevada High School. She graduated from Missouri State University, Springfield, Mo., in 2006, with a Bachelor of Music Education, and from Pittsburg State University, Pittsburg, Kan., in 2008, with a Master of Music. She is currently employed by the Nevada R-5 School District as the K-2 music teacher.
The prospective groom is a 2003 graduate of Northeast High School in Arma, Kan. He graduated from Pittsburg State University in 2007 with a Bachelor of Science in Technology. He is currently employed by The Fort Scott Tribune.
The couple have set the date of June 27, 2009, at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Pittsburg, Kan.