Bruce and Beverly Kness, Worthington, announce the engagement of their daughter, Alissa Jessie Kness, to Richard Joseph Schrider, son of Steve and Wendy Schrider, Bethany Beach, Del.
Kness is a 2005 graduate of Concordia University, St. Paul, and a 2008 graduate of the University of South Dakota School of Law, Vermillion, S.D. She is an active duty member of the United States Air Force Judge Advocate General's Corps with the rank of captain. She is stationed at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho, and is currently deployed to Afghanistan.
Schrider is a 2001 graduate of the University of Delaware, Newark, and a 2004 graduate of Villanova University School of Law, Villanova, Pa. He is also an active duty member of the United States Air Force Judge Advocate General's Corps with the rank of captain. He is an area defense counsel at Travis Air Force Base, Calif.
They plan an Aug. 18 wedding in Worthington.