Parents of the bride-to-be are Michael and Carolyn Criss of Sargent, Nebraska. Parents of the prospective bridegroom are Jim and Shari Lewis of Culbertson, Nebraska.
Grandparents of the bride-to-be are Jean Criss of Gibbon, Nebraska. the late Harlan Criss, the late Shirley Criss, the late Sandie Schultz, and Bessie Schultz of Sargent. Grandparents of the prospective bridegroom are Marvin and Betty Harms of Culbertson, Nora Lewis of McCook, Nebraska, and the late Bob Lewis. Great-grandmother of the prospective bridegroom is Evelyn Aden of Gothenburg, Nebraska.
The bride-to-be is a 2009 graduate of Hastings College with a Bachelor of Arts in elementary education and early childhood education. She is employed by Red Cloud Public Schools in Red Cloud, Nebraska as a fifth grade teacher.
The prospective bridegroom is a 2006 graduate from Hastings College with a Bachelor of Arts in secondary history education. He is employed by Smith Center Public Schools as a junior high and high school history teacher as well as an assistant junior high football coach, head high school boys basketball coach and assistant junior high and high school track coach.
A wedding is planned for June 25, 2011, at the Hastings College French Memorial Chapel in Hastings, Nebraska. The couple plans to reside in Smith Center after the wedding.