Joe and LeAne Thorgesen of Elburn announce the engagment of their son, Michael Thorgesen, to Lindsay Brais, daughter of Scott and Erin Brais.
The bride-to-be is a 2005 Lincoln Way Central graduate and a 2009 Illinois State University graduate. She is currently employed as a registered nurse in the Intensive Care Unit of Silver Cross Hospital in Joliet, Ill.
The future groom is a 2005 Kaneland High School graduate and a 2009 Illinois State University graduate. He is currently employed as a teacher in the Kaneland School District.
The wedding will take place July 20, 2012, at St. Jude Church in New Lenox, Ill.
Several local students recently graduated from Illinois State University.
From Elburn, Jaclyn Gruber (B.S.) and Michael Thorgesen (B.S.); from Maple Park, Michael Sauber (B.S.); and from Sugar Grove Jamie Blass (B.S.) and Kurtis Homan (B.S.).
In total, 2,474 students received degrees from ISU.
Seven local residents were among the 506 students named to the Illinois State University spring 2009 deanâ€™s list.
The local students include Bryant Storm, Michael Thorgesen and Amy Weissenburger, all of Elburn; Samantha Perr of Maple Park; and Kathleen Cruger, Amber Fessler and Katelyn Rogers, all of Sugar Grove.
To be named to the ISU deanâ€™s list, students must have a grade point average that places them in the top 10 percent of their class.