Randy and Lori Arko of Elk River announce the engagement of their daughter, Michele Arko, to Dan Parker, son of the late John Parker and Cheryl and Arnie Lamers of Andover.
Michele graduated from Elk River High School in 2001, earned a bachelor’s degree from St. Cloud State University in 2006 and a master’s degree from Winona State University in 2011.
Dan graduated from Anoka High School in 2003, earned a bachelor’s degree from St. John’s University in 2007 and a master’s degree from St. Catherine University in 2011.
Both are employed as English teachers for Rochester Public Schools.
An October 2013 wedding in Elk River is planned. The couple resides in Rochester.