Steven and Melodie Sterling of Garden City announce the engagement of their daughter, Jessica Lynn Sterling, to Eric Loren Hanson. He is the son of Bruce and Reeze Hanson of Ottawa.

The bride-to-be graduated from Fort Hays State University with a bachelor's degree in sonography. She is employed by Olathe Medical Center.

Her fiance graduated from Pittsburg State University with a bachelor's degree in construction management. He is employed by Burns and McDonnell, Kansas City.

They plan to marry Sept. 15, 2012, at Village Presbyterian Church in Prairie Village.