Marty and Tammy Hollern, Ellis, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Kayla Hollern, to Scott Ford, son of Bryan and Loretta Ford, St. Francis.

Grandparents are Marilyn Deutscher, Ellis, Jo Ford, St. Francis, Leta Gillispie, Colby, the late Emil Deutscher, Lloyd and Donna Hollern, Jack Ford and Quentin Neitzel.

The bride-elect is a 2008 graduate of Ellis High School and attended Fort Hays State University. She is an assistant manager of Applebee's, Longmont, Colo.

The prospective bridegroom is a 2009 graduate of St. Francis Community High School and attended FHSU. He is employed by Pyramid Mechanical LLC.

An Aug. 30, 2014, wedding is planned at Christ Lutheran Church, Ellis.