Parents of the couple are Bradford and Mary Jo Hock of Culbertson and Stephen C. and Mary Deger of Alexandria and Linda F. Robinson of Lincoln.
The bride-to-be is a 1996 graduate of Culbertson High School and has a Bachelors Degree in studio art and a Masters Degree in education. She currently teaches art in Denver, Colo.
The prospective bridegroom is a 1997 graduate of Perkins County High School and has a Associates Degree in graphic art and design, and a Bachelors Degree in k-12 art education. He is a First Lieutenant in the Nebraska Army National Guard and recently returned from one year of service in Iraq. He is employed as a bronze sculptor and contract artist in Denver.
A June 14, 2008, wedding is planned at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in McCook.