Tim and Brenda Friess of Great Bend are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Kortney Friess of Overland Park, to Chris Traylor of Great Bend, son of Mike Traylor of El Dorado and Dave Bump and Diane Traylor of El Dorado.
Kortney is the granddaughter of Karl and Virginia Harmony of Great Bend. Chris is the grandson of Lucille Miles of El Dorado and Charlie and Sylvia Simpson of Augusta.
Kortney graduated from Great Bend High School in 2008, attended Barton Community College where she played softball from 2008-2010, and finally began attending the University of Kansas Medical Center. She will be graduating with her master's degree in Occupational Therapy in May of 2014.
Chris graduated from Flint Hills High School in 2004 and currently works as a lineman at Midwest Energy in Great Bend, where he has worked since 2006.
The couple will wed at the Botanica Gardens in Wichita on July 12.