Vangilder is a 2005 graduate of Jackson High School. She expects to receive a degree in health promotion from Southeast Missouri State University in May 2009. She is employed at Southeast Missouri Hospital's HealthPoint Fitness in Jackson.
Biri is a 2005 graduate of Jackson High School. He expects to receive a degree in organizational leadership management from Southeast in May 2009. He is employed at Bank of America.
The couple plans to be married Sept. 5, 2009, at Hanover Lutheran Church.