Parents of the couple are Andrew and Peggy Ruppert of Culbertson and Larry and Debbie Schimming of Maryville, Missouri.
Grandparents of the bride-to-be are Naomi Ruppert of McCook and the late Homer Ruppert, Helen McNutt of McCook and the late Murel McNutt. Grandparents of the prospective bridegroom are Celia Schimming of Maryville and the late Verno Schimming, Bob Smail of Maryville and the late Joan Smail.
The bride-to-be will graduate cum laude from Missouri Western State University, May 2010, with a Bachelor of Science in communication studies and Theatre, a public relations emphasis and a minor in Spanish.
The prospective bridegroom will graduate magna cum laude from Missouri Western State University, May 2010, with a Bachelor of Science in business administration with a major in management.
A June 5, 2010, wedding is planned at the Word of Life Church in St. Joseph, Missouri.