Roderick and Debra Purviance, Hays, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Shannon Purviance, to Sean Conroy, son of Stephen and Sharon Conroy, Indianola, Neb.

The bride-elect is a graduate of Fort Hays State University. She is a registered nurse at Hays Medical Center.

The prospective bridegroom is a graduate of University of Nebraska Medical Center, Union College PA program. He is a physician assistant at Rush County Memorial Hospital, La Crosse.

An April 20, 2013, wedding is planned at First United Methodist Church, Hays.