Parents of the couple are Sandra Kuiper of Hawarden and Gary Kuiper of Elkton, Fla., and Don and Sue Butcher of Le Mars.
A fall wedding in Sioux Falls is being planned.
Shannon is a graduate of Wayne State College in Wayne, Neb., where she earned a bachelor of science degree in business administration-management concentration. She is employed in admissions at Southeast Technical Institute in Sioux Falls.
Chris is a graduate of the University of South Dakota in Vermillion, where he earned a degree in recreation. He is employed by the Minnehaha County Sheriff's Department.