Lisa Marie Simmons and Austin Robert Soukup, together with their parents, Jim and Janis Simmons, Newkirk, Okla., Anita Soukup, Dorrance, and the late Alvin Soukup, announce their engagement.

Grandparents of the couple are Mr. and Mrs. Milt Whetstone, and Mr. and Mrs. Rhienard Sthwarth, all of Ellinwood, the late Mr. and Mrs. Norbert Haselhorst, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Louis Soukup.

The bride-elect is a 2000 graduate of Ellinwood High School and attended Barton County Community College.

The prospective bridegroom is a 1999 graduate of Wilson High School.

The couple is employed at Great Plains Manufacturing, and they own A & L Seamless Guttering, Wilson.

An Aug. 20, 2011, wedding is planned at St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church, Wilson.

The couple will reside in Wilson.