Brooke Korell and Philip Amateis
Kenny and Christie Korell of Hayes Center, and Phil and Carol Amateis of Broadwater announce the engagement of their children Brooke Ann and Philip Ryan. The bride-to-be is a 2000 graduate of Hayes Center High School. She is also a 2004 graduate of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln with a major in animal science. She is employed as a buyer at the Mercantile Farm and Ranch Corporate Office in Bridgeport. The prospective bridegroom is a 1998 graduate of Bridgeport High School. In 2000 he also earned an associate degree in ag mechanics from the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture in Curtis. He is employed as the service manager at 21st Century Equipment in Bridgeport. The couple is planning a Sept. 9, 2006, wedding at the First Presbyterian Church in Bridgeport. A reception will follow at the Prairie Winds Community Center.