Keith and Patricia Kennedy, Hoxie, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Jill Kennedy, to Drew Schoendaler, son of Steve and Cheryl Schoendaler, Grinnell.

Grandparents of the couple are Marianne Ladenburger, Topeka, the late W.P. Ladenburger, Doreen Kennedy, Hoxie, the late William "Bill" Kennedy, Dean and Charlotte Wolf and Peggy Schoendaler, all of Grinnell, and the late Alvin "Joe" Schoendaler.

The bride-elect is a 2007 graduate of Wheatland High School and a May 2011 graduate of Kansas State University with a degree in communication sciences and disorders. She will attend Fort Hays State University in the fall to pursue a master's degree in speech-language pathology.

The prospective bridegroom is a 2007 graduate of Grinnell High School and a December 2010 graduate of KSU with a degree in agribusiness. He is employed as an agricultural management solutions consultant at Carrico Implement, Hays.

A July 23, 2011, wedding is planned at Immaculate Conception Church, Grinnell.