Parents of the couple are Dwight and Lori Bard of Warfordsburg and Randy and Vicki Ritchey of Greencastle.
Jessica is a 2005 graduate of Greencastle-Antrim High School and a 2009 Juniata College graduate.
Her fiance is a 2004 graduate of Southern Fulton High School and a 2008 graduate of Juniata College. He is a server administrator for Intermediate Unit 11.
A December 27, 2009, wedding is being planned.