Marlis Norton, Hays, and Kenneth and Barbara Norton, Manhattan, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Eryn Norton, to Lance Moland, son of Daniel and Denise Moland, Lee's Summit, Mo.

Grandparents of the couple are Gerald and Leona Armbruster, J.R. and Linda Kuhn, Caroline Atherton, and Richard and Davette Moland.

The bride-elect is a 2004 graduate of Hays High School, a 2009 graduate of Fort Hays State University with a bachelor's degree in physics and geosciences and a bachelor's degree in education and a minor in mathematics. She is a teacher of physics and earth/space science at Perry-Lecompton High School and working on her master's degree in geosciences from Mississippi State University.

The prospective bridegroom is a 2003 graduate of HHS, and a 2005 graduate of Wyoming Technical College with degrees in custom automotive fabrication, business management and automotive technology. He is employed at Tallant's Hot Rod Shop.

A June 25, 2011, wedding is planned at St. John Lutheran Church, Ellis.