Emily Ann Paulsen and Jeffrey Ray Fries, both of Lawrence, announce their engagement.
The future bride is the daughter of Robert Paulsen, Topeka, and Phyl LaRae Johnson, Lawrence. She is a 2000 graduate of Free State High School and a 2003 graduate of Johnson County Community College. She will complete a bachelor's degree at Black Hills State University.
The future groom is the son of Doug Fries and Rita Fries, both of Wichita. He is a 1994 graduate of Belle Plaine High School. He received a bachelor's degree in education from Kansas University in 1999. He was also an athletic trainer at Eudora High School. He completed officer training school for the U.S. Air Force in 2003.
The couple plan a May 25 wedding in Lawrence.