Whitney is a graduate of Mena High School and graduated from Arkansas Tech University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemistry. She is pursuing a degree in Nuclear Medicine Technology at Baptist Health School of Little Rock. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Alexander, Mrs. Gladys Duckett, the late Jim Ed Duckett, and the late Mr. and Mrs. David Knighten.
Michael is a graduate of Nashville High School and will graduate from Arkansas Tech University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in health and Physical Education in December. While accepting a job as a graduate assistant for the Houston Baptist University baseball team, he will continue to pursue a Master of Arts Degree in Liberal Arts. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Connie Milum, Mrs. Mary Lynn Cornish, and the late Mr. Diddie Chism.
The couple will be married December 28, 2013 in Hot Springs, AR.