Chris and Carol Calovich, Basehor, announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer Deanne Calovich, Basehor, to James William Laird Jr. Kansas City, Kan., son of James Sr. and Roberta Laird, Kansas City, Kan.
The future bride is a graduate of Piper High School. She received a bachelor of science degree in nursing from Saint Luke's College. She is currently employed at Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City.
The future groom is a graduate of Piper High School. He received an associates degree in applied science from Kansas City Kansas Community College. He is currently employed at the Public Works Department for the Unified Government of of Wyandotte County/Kansas City, Kan.
The couple plans a spring wedding at Saint Patrick's Catholic Church.