Randy Backman and Melissa Ziemba are pleased to announce their engagement. Parents of the couple are Doug and Carol Backman of Alberta, and Eugene and Kathleen Ziemba of Beloit, Wis. Randy is a 2001 graduate of Chokio-Alberta High School and a graduate of Minnesota State University Moorhead. Melissa is a 2000 graduate of Beloit Memorial High School and a graduate of the University of Minnesota Twin Cities. Both received degrees in education and are teaching junior high math in Houston, Texas. Randy and Melissa are planning a July 10, 2010, wedding in Beloit, Wis.