Heather McCollam of Cherokee and Jared Kirkeby of Brandon, South Dakota happily announce their engagement and upcoming wedding.
is a 2007 Cherokee Washington High School graduate, and graduated from Northwestern College in 2011 with a degree in Psychology. She is currently employed as a Resident Treatment Worker at the Mental Health Institute in Cherokee.
The groom-to-be, the son of Alan and Wilma Kirkeby of Brandon, is a 2008 graduate of Brandon-Valley High School, and is currently attending classes at Northwestern College, from which he plans to graduate with a degree in Elementary Education, with a coaching endorsement. Jared is working as the head coach of a Little League baseball team in Brandon this summer.
The couple are planning an August 20, 2011 wedding.