Alan and Jeanette Koelling, Ord, Neb., announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Carissa, to Scott Phillips, son of Tom and Donna Phillips, Hays.

The bride-elect is a 2007 graduate of Ord High School and will complete a bachelor's degree in education degree from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln in May of 2011.

The prospective bridegroom is a 2005 graduate of Hays High School and a 2010 graduate of the University of Nebraska at Kearney. In August, he will begin teaching seventh-grade math and coaching ninth-grade basketball in Aurora, Neb.

A July 10, 2010, wedding is planned at the United Methodist Church, Ord.