Brent and Susan Little, Hays, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Ashley Danielle Hawk, to David Andrew Brown, son of Jeff and Karolyn Epling, and Mark and Tammy Brown, all of Fort Worth, Texas.

The bride-elect is a 2003 graduate of Hays High School and a 2007 graduate of Xenon International Academy, Olathe. She is a hair stylist and makeup artist at AnToine Du chez, a spa in Denver.

The prospective bridegroom is a 2005 graduate of the University of Colorado at Boulder with a computer engineering degree. He is a software architect at, Denver.

A July 30, 2011, wedding is planned in Boulder.