Kendrick is a 1999 graduate of Highland High School in Ewing. She received a bachelor of arts degree from Western Illinois University in 2003. She is pursuing a teaching certificate in elementary education at the University of Missouri-Kansas City.
Bennett is a 1998 graduate of Central High School. He received a bachelor of science degree in dentistry from Baylor University in 2004. He is a third year student at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry.
A July wedding is planned in Hannibal, Mo.