FARGO, N.D. - Brittaney Syverson and Scott van der Hagen announce their engagement. Parents of the couple are Lyn and Peggy Syverson, Fargo, N.D.; Ted and Jackie Spitz, Lake Havasu City, Ariz.; the late Russell Meyer; and Tom and Joey van der Hagen, Marshall. Syverson graduated from Minnesota State University Moorhead with a bachelor's degree in public relations. She is employed by Arntson Stewart Wegner PC in Fargo. van der Hagen graduated from North Dakota State University with a bachelor's degree in athletic training. He is a sales representative for OrthoPros and Total Orthopedics, Littleton, Colo. An Aug. 19, 2011, wedding is planned at Arrowwood Resort, Alexandria.