Avan Kells and Amanda Lyon are proud to announce their engagement.

Avan Kells is the son of David and Nancy Kells of Madison, Wis. Amanda Lyon is the daughter of Steve and Cindy Lyon of Hastings. The wedding is planned for June 16, 2012. The ceremony will be held at Faith Lutheran Church in Madison, with a reception to follow at Shooters in Appleton, Wis.

Amanda graduated from Hastings High School and is a 2009 graduate of Minnesota State University-Moorhead with a teaching and coaching degree. She is currently working for Lac qui Parle Valley School District as an EBD Technician and a coach for softball and volleyball.

Avan graduated from Madison High School and is a 2008 graduate of Alexandria Technical College with a construction associate degree. He is currently working for Kyle Brustuen Construction.

The couple resides in Appleton.