Andrea L. Crees and Chapman B. Rackaway were married March 21, 2009, in Denver with Vicki Liddle officiating.

Parents of the couple are Tony and Patricia Schumacher and Joyce Rackaway, all of Hays, and the late William "Chap" Rackaway.

Grandparents are the late Julius and Catherine Schumacher, and Robert and the late Jean Harris.

The bride was escorted by her father. Honor attendant was T.J. Schumacher, brother of the bride. Attendant was Madison Crees, daughter of bride.

Best man was Chris Crawford.

The bride is a graduate of Fort Hays State University with a bachelor's degree in communication studies with an emphasis in theater and a minor in leadership studies. She is office manager and gallery assistant at Hays Arts Council.

The bridegroom received a bachelor's degree in political science from Millikin University and a master's of administration and doctorate in political science from the University of Missouri. He is an associate professor of political science at FHSU.

Following a wedding trip to Kauai, Hawaii, the newlyweds are at home in Hays.