Shannon Thompson and Mason Walters, both of Bismark, N.D., are engaged and planning a July 23, 2016 wedding.
Shannon is the daughter of Mike and Laura Thompson of Rosemount, Minn. She graduated from Apple Valley High School in Apple Valley, Minn. in 2009 and Bemidji State University, Bemidji, Minn. in 2014 with a degree in physical education and health education. She is currently a graduate student in human performance and sports-physical education administration at the University of Mary in North Dakota. She is employed as a graduate assistant basketball coach with University of Mary.
Mason is the son of Randy and Julia Walters of Milton. He is a 2009 graduate of Milton High School and a 2013 graduate of Bemidji State University with a degree in business administration. He is employed as a branch manager with Enterprise, Inc. in Bismarck, N.D.