Scherer is a 2002 graduate of Notre Dame Regional High School in Cape Girardeau. She is a 2006 graduate of Southeast Missouri State University, and is a graduate student in the community counseling program at Southeast. She is a retention specialist with the Office of Learning Assistance Programs and Disability Support Services at the university.
Oliveira is a 1998 graduate of Dexter High School. He received a degree in computer science from the university in 2003, and is a graduate student in the master's of business administration program at Southeast. He is a technology specialist with Cape Girardeau School District.
A May 24 wedding is planned at St. Denis Catholic Church in Benton.