Carly Bernard, daughter of Janet and Greg Merrigan, Vermillion, and Terry Bernard, Vermillion, and Don OConnor, son of Bill and Paula OConnor of Burbank, announce their engagement.
The bride graduated from Vermillion High School in 2003. She has received a bachelors degree in elementary education from the University of South Dakota, and is currently working on her masters degree while teaching fourth grade at Dakota Valley.
The groom is a 2001 graduate of Vermillion High School, and graduated from Minnesota West. He currently farms northeast of Vermillion.
The couple is planning a September 17, 2011 wedding.