Mel and Karen Madorin, Ellis, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Kelli Madorin, to Cord Sprague, son of Michael and Sandra Sprague, Hays.

The bride-elect is a 2003 graduate of Ellis High School. She is a records clerk for the city of Hays.

The prospective bridegroom is a 2003 graduate of Hays High School and 2007 graduate of Fort Hays State University with a degree in beef cattle management. He is employed at the family ranch.

A Sept. 8, 2012, wedding is planned at the Philip Ranch in Hays.