Chuck and Pam Gudenkauf, Russell, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Jessica Gudenkauf, to Travis Sherfick, son of Terry and Angie Sherfick, WaKeeney.

The bride-elect is a 2007 graduate of Russell High School and will graduate from Fort Hays State University in May with a bachelor's degree in social work. She will attend graduate school at the University of Kansas starting in June.

The prospective bridegroom is a 2006 graduate of Trego Community High School. He is a farmer in WaKeeney.

A July 23, 2013, wedding is planned on the beach in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.