Keith and Christine Croft, Imperial, Mo., announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Kayla Croft, to Michael Manteuffel, son of Craig and Paula Manteuffel, Hays.

Grandparents of the couple are Larry and Brenda Croft, Festus, Mo., Joanne Evers, Barnhart, Mo., the late Tyrone "Terry" Evers, Walter and Winnie Manteuffel, Hays, and the late Edmund and Louise Herl.

The bride-elect is a 2005 graduate of Windsor High School. She graduated from St. John's Mercy Medical School of Radiologic Technology in 2008 and 21st Century Oncology School of Radiation Therapy, Cape Coral, Fla., in 2009. She is employed as a radiation therapist in Redding, Calif.

The prospective bridegroom is a 2001 graduate of Hays High School. He graduated from Fort Hays State University with bachelor's degrees in psychology in 2005 and medical diagnostic imaging in 2007. In 2009, he graduated from 21st Century School of Radiation Therapy, Cape Coral, Fla., and in 2011, he received a master's degree in health care management from Trident University in California. He is employed as a medical dosimetrist in Redding.

A Sept. 8, 2012, wedding is planned at Elms Resort and Spa in Excelsior Springs, Mo.