Mark and Heide King, Smith Center, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Laci Diane, to Michael Steven Cunningham, son of Steve and Kathy Cunningham, Hays.

Grandparents of the couple are Waltzie King, Cawker City, the late Chuck King, the late Mark and Dorothy Palmer, the late Patrick and Laurie Cronin, Wilma Cunningham, Russell, and the late George Cunningham.

The bride-elect is a 2001 graduate of Smith Center High School. She is a cosmetologist at Salon Ten-O-Seven.

The prospective bridegroom is a 1998 graduate of Hays High School. He is a receiving associate at Home Depot.

An Oct. 9, 2010, wedding is planned at First United Methodist Church, Hays.