Michael Davidson and Annekatrin Stahr, both of Lawrence, announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

Parents of the couple are Ellen and Jörg Stahr, Bavaria, Germany, and Dennis and Lori Davidson, Russell.

Grandparents of the couple are Beate Kisker and Otto Stahr, both of Saxony-Anhalt, Germany, Rita Malin, Plainville, the late Joe Malin, and Pat Ohnemus, Raymore, Mo.

Great-grandmother is Margarete Garsetz, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany.

The bride-elect was an exchange student at Russell High School in 2004-05 and graduated from the Gymnasium Stein in Bavaria, Germany, in 2007. She is pursuing a bachelor's degree in English and a bachelor's degree in education in English and German at the University of Kansas.

The prospective bridegroom is a 2005 graduate of RHS and received a bachelor's degree in applied voice from Loyola University in New Orleans in 2009. He is pursuing a master's degree in voice performance at the University of Kansas.

A June 17, 2011, wedding is planned at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, Lawrence.