Mark and Lynette Ottley, Hays, and the late Sheree Chestnut announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their son, Trevor Ottley, to Nicole Walz, oldest daughter of Rick and Barbara Walz, Garden City.

Grandparents of the couple are Fern Ottley, the late Bernard Ottley, Wanita Cook and Larry Cook, Jim and Mary Feaster and the late Raymond and Vergie Walz.

The bride-elect is a graduate of Garden City High School and a 2014 masterís graduate of Fort Hays State University. She is employed as a Youth Leadership and Community Development Specialist at Girl Scouts of Kansas Heartland in Hays.

The prospective bridegroom is a 2007 graduate of Thomas More Prep-Marian High School, a second-team all-state and boysí basketball Class 4A state champion, a 2009 graduate of Garden City Community College being a captain of the 2009 basketball team and placing sixth in the national NJCAA basketball tournament, a 2012 graduate of Middle Tennessee State University, winning the 2010 Sunbelt Conference Championship. He is employed as general manager at Mid Kansas Auto Auction.

A July 9, 2016, wedding is planned at the Urban Event at the Historical Firestone Building, Kansas City, Mo.