Parents of the couple are Tony and Patricia Rice of Wilsonville, Rick and Amy Gerlach of DeWitt and Neal and Linda Freese of Plymouth.
The bride-to-be is a junior at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln pursuing a degree in advertising. The prospective bridegroom is a senior at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln pursuing a degree in New Editorial Journalism. He will be working for the Clay County News covering high school sports across south central Nebraska.
The couple is planning a May 5, 2007, ceremony at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Plymouth.