John and Bobbie Schippers, Hays, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Sophia Ann Schippers to Jay Tyler Sanders, son of Ivan and Sherry Sanders, Hays.

Grandparents of the couple are Armella Schippers, Olathe, the late John F. Schippers, Mary Frances Dreiling, Hays, the late Elmer Dreiling, Jerry and Harriett VonFeldt, Victoria, and the late Edgar and Erma Jean Sanders.

The bride-elect is a 2010 graduate of Thomas More Prep-Marian High School and a 2015 graduate of Fort Hays State University with a bachelor of business administration in accounting and a bachelor of science in health and human performance. She is a staff accountant at Adams, Brown, Beran and Ball in Hays.

The prospective bridegroom is a 2009 graduate of Hays High School and a 2014 graduate of FHSU with a bachelor of science in education. In May, he will complete a masterís of science in health and human performance with a concentration in administration. He is a physical education teacher at Roosevelt Elementary School in Hays.

A May 28, 2016, wedding is planned at Basilica of St. Fidelis, Victoria.