Kenneth and Sharon Sparks, McLouth, announce the engagement of their daughter Kandic Sparks to Mark Grimmett, both of Eudora.
The future bride is a 1997 graduate of McLouth High School. She graduated from Kaw Area Technical School in interior design. She also studied architectural engineering at Kansas City Kansas Community College. She works at Linquist and Craig Hotels and Resorts in Lawrence.
The future groom is the son of Jim and LaDonna Grimmett, Bradleyville, Mo. He is a 1992 graduate of Emporia High School. He received a bachelor of arts in criminology from Kansas State University in 1998. He is a deputy with the Douglas County Sheriff's Office.
The couple plan a July 26 wedding at Danforth Chapel on Kansas University's campus.