Bill Hess, Lawrence, announces the engagement of his daughter, Dana Elizabeth Hess, to James Paul Davis, both of Shawnee.
The future groom is the son of James Davis, Centre, Ala., and Pam Kuiper, Holiday, Fla.
The future bride graduated from Kansas University in 1997 with a bachelor's degree in theatre. She works at Science City at Union Station in Kansas City, Mo.
The future groom attended Florida School of the Arts and received a degree in musical theatre. He owns Smokers BBQ restaurant in Leavenworth.
The couple plan a September 2000 wedding in Lawrence.