He is a 2004 graduate of South Putnam High School and is the son of Norman and Becky Bartlett. He is a member of the USMC Reserves and recently returned from a tour of duty in Iraq. He is a volunteer firefighter and is employed at Peavy Grain.
She graduated from Greencastle High School in 2005, and attended Anderson University majoring in Christian ministries. She is now completing an internship at First Baptist Church, and works at International Auto-motive Components. She is the daughter of William and Karen LaFoe, Greencastle.