Ronald and Rosemarie Cowling of Richmond, Texas, announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah Cowling of Colorado Springs, Colo., to Daniel Gillham of Parker, Colo., son of Richard and Nita Gillham of Peetz, Colo.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Betty Cowling of Amarillo, Texas, the late Eugene Cowling, Alfred Quinlan of Jackson, N.J., and Marie Giordano of Atlanta. She is a graduate of Berkmar High School and a graduate of Georgia State University, where she received a degree in accounting. She is a licensed CPA and is employed at Compassion International in Colorado Springs, Colo.

The future groom is the grandson of the late Dean and Mary Gillham, and Paul and Jo Ann Pfaltzgraff of Indianola, Iowa. He is a graduate of Peetz High School in Colorado, and a graduate of Colorado State University, where he received a master's degree in civil engineering. He is a licensed professional engineer and is employed by Helton and Williamsen P.C.

The wedding is planned for Jan. 31 at the First Foursquare Church in Sterling, Colo.