Rick and Carol Mikkelsen of Orient announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter Suzy to Drew Hardisty, son of Randy and Shelley Hardisty of Afton.
Mikkelsen is a 2004 graduate of Orient-Macksburg High School and a 2008 graduate of Northwest Missouri State University. She is a second-grade teacher at Creston Community Schools.
Hardisty is a 2003 graduate of East Union High School and a 2005 graduate of Northwest Iowa Community College. He is a lineman at Central Iowa Power Cooperative.
The couple is planning a July 20 wedding in Orient.