Leon and Melba Hammerschmidt, Plainville, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Nicole Leigh Hammerschmidt, to Anthony Jason Dopita, son of Robert Anthony Dopita, Las Vegas, and Kimberly Dopita, Keller, Texas.

Grandparents of the couple are Alfred and Georgine Fisher, Palco, the late Joe and Matilda Hammerschmidt, Marianne Cowley, Plainville, the late Eugene LaDuke, Elaine Dopita, Hays, and the late Robert Dean Dopita.

The bride-elect is a graduate of Plainville High School and Fort Hays State University with a bachelor's degree in business administration management and a bachelor's degree in organizational leadership. She is a partner relations coordinator for Studer Group, Pensacola, Fla.

The prospective bridegroom is a graduate of PHS. He is a welder, has a private pilot's license and is employed at RANS, Hays.

A Sept. 10, 2011, wedding is planned at Pauline Chapel, Colorado Springs, Colo.