The bride-to-be graduated from Kansas State University with a master's degree in special education and a bachelor's degree in elementary education. She is employed by Geary County Schools as a fourth-grade teacher.
Her fiancee graduated from Kansas State University with a bachelor's degree in social sciences. He is employed in Manhattan and works in consumer finance.
They plan to marry March 19, 2013, in Playa del Carmen, Mexico. A reception in Manhattan will follow on April 13, 2013.