Kelsie is a 2002 graduate of Fredonia High School, attended Fort Scott Community College in 2002 and was a member of the FSCC volleyball team. She graduated from Emporia State University in 2007, with a Bachelor of Science in Education. She is the granddaughter of Gertrude Moore, Fort Scott, and Naomi Lambert, Topeka, Kan. Kelsie is currently employed with the Independence School District as a second grade teacher.
Clifton is a 2000 graduate of Emporia High School and a 2004 graduate of Pittsburg State University with a Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology. He is the grandson of Wayne and Donna Proehl, Emporia, Kan., and Richard and Catherine Schmidt, Hartford, Kan. Clif is currently employed as a manager of operations at Amazon.com.
The couple plan to wed in Independence, Kan., in March 2011.