Nakeisha Kinney and Sean Pate announce their upcoming wedding.

Nakeisha is the daughter of Charles and Tina Kinney of Garden City. She is a 2004 graduate of Garden City High School. She earned a bachelor's degree in English and secondary education in 2010 from Fort Hays State University.

She plans to complete her master's of science degree in adaptive special education and be fully endorsed in gifted education in December 2013. She is a behavior support teacher assistant at Eanes Elementary School in Austin, Texas.

Sean is the son of Gentry and Debbie Pate of Pflugerville, Texas. He graduated from Round Rock High School in 2006 and joined the U.S. Army in June 2006. He was deployed to both Iraq and Afghanistan and served for seven years. He attends Austin Community College, majoring in kinesiology, and plans to transfer to a university to major in history education.

The wedding is planned for June 22, 2013, at the First United Methodist Church in Garden City.

The couple resides in Buda, Texas, 20 minutes outside of Austin.