Parents of the bride-to-be are Tim and Phyllis Wallen of McCook. Parents of the prospective bridegroom are Michael and Chris Ward of San Antonio, Texas and Tina and Kim Billinger of Hayes, Kansas.
Grandparents of the bride-to-be are Bob and Carollee Wallen of McCook and the late Melvin and Mary Heskett. Grandparents of the prospective bridegroom are Royis Ward of Dallas, Texas and the late Layton Ward.
The bride-to-be is a 2002 graduate of McCook High School and a 2007 graduate of the University of Nebraska at Omaha with a bachelor's degree in biotechnology. She is employed as a physics teacher at Floresville High School in Floresville, Texas.
The prospective bridegroom is a 2003 graduate of McCook High School, 2006 graduate of Del Mar College in Corpus Christi, Texas with an associate degree in business, and a 2008 graduate of Hallmark College of Aeronautics. He is employed as a licensed aircraft maintainance technician in San Antonio, Texas.
A wedding is planned for June 11, 2011, in Boerne, Texas.