Sutterer is a 2005 graduate of Jackson High School. She received a bachelor of science degree in chemical engineering with biochemical emphasis, from Missouri University of Science and Technology in 2009. She is an engineer with ExxonMobil Chemical in Baton Rouge.
Root is a 2001 graduate of Port Clinton High School. He received a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering from Ohio State University in 2007. He is also an engineer with ExxonMobil Chemical in Baton Rouge.
A Jan. 12, 2013, wedding is planned at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Jackson.