James and Carol Beck of Claflin and Dan and Kathy Desemo of Great Bend announce the engagement of their children, Melissa Kay Beck and Ryan Joseph Desemo.
The bride-elect is a 2001 graduate of Claflin High School. In 2003, she received her Associate of Arts degree from Barton Community College. In 2008, she graduated from Emporia State University with a Bachelor of Science in Information Resource Studies, and again in 2010 with a Master of Library Science degree.
The prospective groom is a 2001 graduate of Great Bend High School. In 2003, he received his Associate of Science degree from Barton Community College. In 2005 he graduated from Fort Hays State University with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Computer Information Systems.
The wedding is planned for Oct. 22 at Immaculate Conception Church in Claflin.