The engagement of Nichole Dansel and Tyler Ganoung is announced by their parents, David and Laurie Dansel, Jetmore, Rick Ganoung, Plainville, and Connie Ganoung, North Platte, Neb.

The bride-elect is a graduate of Jetmore High School, the University of Kansas with a degree in nursing and Duke University's School of Medicine. She is a physician assistant at Hays Medical Center.

The prospective bridegroom graduated from Plainville High School and North Central Kansas Technical College, Hays, with an associate degree in automotive technology. He owns and operates Tyler's Automotive, Plainville.

A May 7, 2011, wedding is planned at First United Methodist Church, Hays.