Joseph W. Symes - Christina A. Raker
Announcement is made of the engagement of Christina Ann Raker, daughter of Richard Raker, Crossville, Tenn., and Karen Bradshaw, Topeka, Kan., to Joseph Wesley Symes, son of Fred and Linda Symes, Nevada, Mo.
Christina is a 1996 graduate of Lee's Summit High School. She attended the University of Central Missouri, receiving a Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication in 2000. She is currently employed by Third Eye Productions in Kansas City, Mo., as venue manager.
Joseph is a 1999 graduate of Nevada High School. He attended Pittsburg State University, receiving a Bachelor of Science in Biology in 2003. He received his Doctorate from Cleveland Chiropractic College in 2006. Joseph currently practices at Rejuvenate Chiropractic Center in Lee's Summit, Mo.
The couple plan to be married on May 16, 2009, in Kansas City, Mo.