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Peter and Colleen Kappes, Ada, Minn., announce the engagement of their daughter, Kayla Jean, to Elliot Franklin, son of Frank and Jane Thompson, Mahnomen, Minn.

Kayla graduated from Minnesota State University Moorhead with a bachelor’s degree in special education. She was employed for three years with the Bemidji (Minn) Early Intervention Services and is now teaching at Roosevelt Elementary School, Detroit Lakes, Minn.

Elliot graduated from North Dakota State University with a bachelor’s degree in marketing/advertising and is a finance manager at Nelson Auto Center, Fergus Falls, Minn.

Their wedding and reception will be Sept. 13 in Mahnomen.