Phil and Pamela Groff, Hays, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Allison Groff, to Brian Kitchen, son of Marshall and Brenda Kitchen, Hays.

The bride-elect is a 2008 graduate of Hays High School and is pursuing a degree in elementary education at Fort Hays State University.

The prospective bridegroom is a 2007 graduate of HHS and is pursuing a degree in finance at FHSU.

A June 9, 2012, wedding is planned at St. Nicholas of Myra Catholic Church, Hays.