Vanessa Parsons and Luke Miller, Bismarck, N.D., announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.
Parents of the couple are Linda and Roger Parsons, Jamestown, Gerald Miller, Williston, N.D., and the late Virginia Miller.
Vanessa is a 2007 graduate of Jamestown High School, Jamestown, and a 2012 graduate of University of Mary, Bismarck, with a bachelor's degree in social work. She is a support coordinator at Support Systems, Inc., Bismarck.
Luke is a 2004 graduate of Williston High School, Williston, and a 2007 graduate of Williston State College, Williston, with an associate degree in diesel mechanics. He is employed at House of Color, Bismarck.
An Oct. 12, 2013, wedding is planned at Lord of Life Lutheran Church, Bismarck.