Cannon is a 2009 graduate of Central High School. She is a graphic design student at the University of Missouri-St. Louis.
Hayward is a 2005 graduate of Maquoketa High School, and a 2009 graduate of the University of Iowa-Iowa City. He expects to graduate in May 2013 from the University of Missouri-St. Louis School of Optometry.
An October wedding is planned in Webster Groves, Mo.