Brian and Rhonda Smith of Loveland, Colo., and Ken and Jill Pitkin of Callaway, announce the upcoming marriage of their children, Leisha Laurén Smith and Ryan James Pitkin.
Leisha is a 2004 graduate of Columbine High School in Littleton, Colo., and a 2010 graduate of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln with bachelor of arts degrees in English and German. She is currently seeking her teaching certificate and masters of education from Doane College in Lincoln.
Ryan is a 2004 graduate of Callaway High School and graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln with a bachelor of science degree in business education in 2010. He is currently teaching business and assistant coaching boys basketball at Weeping Water High School.
The couple plans to be married May 21, 2011, in Lincoln.