Mr. and Mrs. David Parsons of McCook, Mary Weich of Pierce and Mr. and Mrs. Rod Snyder of North Platte announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of their children, Tara Parsons and Brian Snyder. The bride-to-be is a 1998 graduate of McCook High School and is finishing her degree in sociology at Cal State San Bernadino in California. She is employed by the Community Day School in Perris, Calif., in the special education department. The prospective bridegroom is a 1996 graduate of Pierce High School in Pierce and a 2001 graduate of the University of Nebraska at Kearney with a bachelor of arts degree in education. He is also employed at the Community Day School in Perris, as an eighth grade teacher. The couple is planning a July 26, 2003, wedding at the Terraza Garden in Caesar's Palace in Las Vegas, Nev.