Krista Ann Kucharik, of Scott City, and Reid Addison Dodson, of Hopkinsville, Ky., announce their engagement.

They plan to marry May 26, 2018, in Manhattan. 

Parents of the bride-to-be are Steve and Cheryl Kucharik of Scott City. Her grandparents are Andy and Cindy Stewart of Liberal; Ron and the late Carole Crook of Garden City; and the late George and the late Christine Kucharik of Wheat Ridge, Colo.

Her fiancé is the son of Terry and Carla Dodson of Hopkinsville. His grandparents are June Ubelhor and the late Robert Ubelhor of Newburgh, Ind.; and the late Leonard and the late Lettie Mae Dodson of Hayti, Mo.

The bride-to-be graduated from Scott Community High School in 2012, from Coffeyville Community College in 2014 with an associate degree and from Kansas State University in 2016 with a degree in family studies and human services. She is employed by Fort Riley Child Youth and School Services.

Her fiancé graduated from Heritage Christian Academy in 2010 and from the University of Kentucky in 2014 with a degree in business management. He is an explosive ordnance disposal officer with the U.S. Army.