Tom and Linda Reichert, Hays, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Nicole Reichert, to Tyler Brungardt, son of Irvin and Michelle Brungardt, Plainville.

Grandparents of the couple are the late Frank and Martina Reichert, Virginia Fox, the late Elvis Wilson, Arlene Brungardt, the late Irvin Brungardt, Alfreda Schmidt, and the late Milton Schmidt.

The bride-elect is a 2006 graduate of Hays High School, and a 2010 graduate of Fort Hays State University with a bachelor's degree in elementary education. She is pursuing a bachelor's degree in early childhood education. She is employed by Little Sprouts Preschool, Hays.

The prospective bridegroom is a 2006 graduate of Plainville High School and a 2010 graduate of FHSU with a bachelor's degree in general studies with a concentration in crimminal justice and health and human performance. He is employed by the city of Hays Fire Department.

An Aug. 7, 2010, wedding is planned at St. Fidelis Catholic Church, Victoria.