Chris and Donna Fleharty, Hays, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Kristen Nicole Fleharty, to Thayne Alan Griffin, son of Mark and Patricia Griffin, Hays.

Grandparents of the couple are Celly Schumacher, Eugene and Joann Fleharty, Stan and Neva Griffin, and Don and Dixie Covington.

The bride-elect is a 2008 graduate of Hays High School and a 2012 Fort Hays State University graduate in health and human performance. She is a personal trainer at the Wisconsin Athletic Club, Milwaukee.

The prospective bridegroom is a 2009 graduate of HHS and a 2012 graduate of Drake University in actuarial science. He is an actuarial associate at Northwestern Mutual in Milwaukee.

A June 2, 2013, wedding is planned on the FHSU Quad in Hays.