BOULDER, Colo. - Christine Marie Palmer and Ryan Howe-Veenstra announce their engagement. Parents of the couple are William and Kathleen Palmer of Marshall and Steve and Carol Howe-Veenstra of St. Cloud. Palmer is a 2006 graduate of Marshall High School; a 2010 graduate of the College of St. Benedict; and is completing her master's degree in trumpet performance at the University of Colorado in Boulder. She is employed by Harrelson Trumpet of New Brighton. Howe-Veenstra is a 2005 graduate of St, Cloud Technical High School; a 2009 graduate of St. John's University; and received his master's in aerospace engineering from the University of Minnesota in 2011. He is employed by Honeywell, Inc. in Golden Valley. The couple plans a July wedding at the Chanhassen Dinner Theaters, Chanhassen. They plan to begin their new life together in Plymouth following their wedding.