The bride-to-be graduated from Southwestern Heights High School in 2002 and from Kansas State University in 2006, earning a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering. She is currently a doctoral student in biomedical engineering at the University of Oxford in Oxford, England, where she conducts research toward improvement of anterior cruciate ligament replacement surgical techniques and outcomes.
The prospective bridegroom graduated from Herndon High School in 2003 and from Kansas State University in 2007, earning a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering. He is currently an engineer at Honeywell Federal Manufacturing & Technologies in Kansas City, Mo., where he is part of the Secure Transportation Engineering department.
The couple plans a Dec.27, 2008, wedding at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Plains.