Brian and Tammy Dreiling, Hays, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Emma Elizabeth Dreiling, to Nathan Dean Meier, son of Mr. and Mrs. Terry Meier, Hays.

Grandparents of the couple are Genny Kenslow, Blue Springs, Mo., the late Larry R. Fruits, the late Ed and Ann Dreiling, Dean and Wilma Meier and Vera Galliart, all of Russell.

The bride-elect is a 2009 graduate of Hays High School and a student at Fort Hays State University pursuing a dual degree in mathematics and secondary education. She is employed as a substitute teacher with Hays USD 489.

The prospective bridegroom is a 2008 graduate of HHS, and 2009 graduate of North Central Kansas Technical College, Hays, with a degree in residential electricity. He is an electrician at RDH Electric, Hays.

An Aug. 6, 2011, wedding is planned at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, Hays.