Bride-elect Giddings graduated from Mesabi East High School in 1999. She received a Bachelor of Science in Communicative Disorders and a master's degree in Speech Language Pathology from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. She is a speech pathologist at Fort Riley, Kan.
Vernon graduated from Fort Scott High School in 1998. Received a Bachelor of Science in Business Management and a Master of Business Administration from Oklahoma State University. He owns a running shoe store, Manhattan Running Company, in Manhattan, Kan.
The couple plan to be married at 2 p.m. on April 10, 2010, in Manhattan, Kan.