Mike and Cherie Folk of Satanta announce the engagement of their daughter, Aubrey Folk, to Shawn Sparks. He is the son of Terry and Cheryl Sparks of Iola.

The bride-to-be graduated from Satanta High School in 2003 and from Emporia State University in 2007 with a degree in communications and in 2009 with a master's degree in health. She is a realtor at Stephens Real Estate in Lawrence.

Her fiance graduated from Iola High School in 2000 and from Kansas State University in 2005 with a degree in business finance. He is vice president of marketing at Advisors Excel in Topeka.

They plan to marry April 21, 2012, at First Southern Baptist Church in Lawrence.