Amanda Dierks and Aaron Shippy are pleased to announce their engagement. Parents of the couple are Gary and Tammy Dierks of Chokio, and Daryl and Judy Shippy of Graceville. Amanda is a 2004 graduate of Chokio-Alberta High School and a 2008 graduate of Minnesota State University Moorhead with a bachelors degree in accounting. She is currently working as an accountant at Bethany Homes in Fargo, N. D. Aaron is a 2001 graduate of Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley High School and a 2004 graduate of North Dakota State College of Science with an associate degree in electrical construction. He is currently working as a journeyman electrician at Bergstrom Electric in Fargo. The couple is planning a September 18, 2010, wedding in Chokio and will reside in West Fargo, N. D.