Tom and Deb Hoffman, Hays, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Whitney Hoffman, to Adam Woods, son of Tim and Sue Woods, Wamego.

Grandparents of the couple are Ernest Hoffman, Holton, the late Dolores Hoffman, Gene and Lil Jacobs, Hays, Phillip and Ruth Woods, Falls City, Neb., Alice Wood, Creighton, Neb., and the late Robert Wood.

The bride-elect is a 2009 graduate of Fort Hays State University with a bachelor's degree in speech-language pathology. She is pursuing a dual doctoral degree in audiology at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City.

The prospective bridegroom is a 2006 graduate of FHSU with a bachelor's degree in general science and a 2010 graduate of Cleveland Chiropractic College with a doctor of chiropractic degree. He is the owner of Woods Chiropractic, P.C., and is employed at the Accident and Trauma Center, both in Norman, Okla.

A July 30, 2011, wedding is planned at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, Hays.