Caitlyn Aho and Brandon Scharn, both of Omaha, Neb., announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.
Parents of the couple are Richard and Margaret Aho of Park Rapids and Kristine Barber of Omaha.
The bride-to-be is a 2006 graduate of Park Rapids Area High School and a 2009 graduate of North Dakota State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in microbiology.
She is pursuing a PhD in microbiology/immunology at Creighton University, Omaha.
Her fiancé, a 2005 graduate of Millard West High School, will earn a B.S. in architectural engineering from the University of Nebraska of Omaha in August.
He is studying to gain a master's in architectural engineering at the U of N, Omaha and is a mechanical engineering intern at Sensus Machine Intelligence in Omaha.
The wedding is planned July 30, 2011 at St. Johns Lutheran Church in Park Rapids.