Kent and Susan Jarnagin, Protection, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Jordan Renee Jarnagin, to Leighton James Schmidt, son of Steve and Jean Schmidt, Hays.

Grandparents of the couple are Kenneth and Pearl Brewer, Anthony, Garlon and Ramona Jarnagin, Protection, Gerald and Elaine Schmidt, Hays, and Melvin and JoAnn Schmidt, Catharine.

The bride-elect is a 2006 graduate of South Central High School, Protection, and received a bachelor of science degree in nursing from Southwestern College, Winfield. She is a registered nurse at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn.

The prospective bridegroom is a 2004 graduate of Hays High School and received a bachelor of arts degree in accounting and master of business administration degree from Southwestern College. He is a financial analyst with IBM in Rochester.

An Aug. 3, 2013, wedding is planned at Western Riviera Event Center, Grand Lake, Colo.