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Ballard - Tharp

Katie Ballard and Brandon Tharp

Katie Ballard and Brandon Tharp happily announce their engagement. 

Parents of the couple are Jane Ballard and Cecil and Liz Ballard, all of Detroit Lakes, and Bruce and Annie Tharp of Los Angeles, Calif.

Katie is a graduate of Concordia College in Moorhead, and teaches elementary music in Yuma, Ariz.

Brandon is a graduate of Texas A & M University in College Station, Texas. He is employed as a paraprofessional in the Yuma School District and is pursuing a degree in physical education. 

A June 27th wedding will be held at the Detroit Lakes United Methodist Church in Detroit Lakes.