Parents of the couple are Ann and Bruce McKibben of Broadwater, Jane Shield of McCook and Roger Shield of Hickory, N.C.
The bride-to-be is a 2001 graduate of Bridgeport High School and a 2007 graduate of Chadron State College with a Bachelor of Psychology degree. She works at the Dawes County Clerk's office.
The prospective bride groom is 2000 graduate of McCook Senior High and a 2002 graduate of McCook Community College and is attending Chadron State College pursuing an accounting degree. He is an automotive department manager at WalMart in Chadron.
A wedding is planned for Saturday, June 21, 2008, at Wilson Park in Chadron.