Mark and Vivian Dietz, Hays, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Heather Dietz, to Tyler Schrant, son of Larry and Teresa Schrant, Hays.

Grandparents of the couple are Milton and Dorothy Dietz, Hays, Harold "Corky" and Sherry Johnson, Lenora, Harold and Nellie Giebler, Hays, Bernita Schrant, Victoria, and the late Norman Schrant.

The bride-elect is a 2006 graduate of Hays High School and is pursuing a doctorate of pharmacy from the University of Kansas School of Pharmacy and will graduate in May. She is employed as a pharmacy intern at St. Francis Health Center, Topeka.

The prospective bridegroom is a 2004 graduate of Thomas More Prep-Marian High School and a 2009 graduate of Fort Hays State University, where he earned a bachelor's degree in Spanish. He is a 2010 graduate of the University of Kansas School of Allied Health, where he earned a bachelor's degree in occupational studies. He is pursuing a master's degree in occupational therapy from the University of Kansas School of Allied Health and will graduate in May.

An Oct. 22, 2011, wedding is planned at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, Hays.