Mr. and Mrs. Cris Collins of Le Mars, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Nicole Collins, to Jaime Thomas of Cedar Falls. Jaime is the son of Maribeth Thomas of Graettinger.
The couple will be married December 17, 2011, at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Cedar Falls. The reception will be held at the Park Place Event Center in Cedar Falls.
Nicole earned her bachelor of science degree in health promotion and wellness from the University of Northern Iowa and her master's degree in health education and leadership from A.T. Still University in Kirksville, MO. She went on to earn a bachelor of science degree in nursing from Allen College in Waterloo, and is currently working at Allen Memorial Hospital as a registered nurse and a senior level tutor for Allen College. Nicole is also a graduate student of Allen College, working toward her master's degree as a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner.
Jaime earned his bachelor of science degree from the University of Northern Iowa in construction management. He is employed at Petersen Contractors, Inc., in Renbeck, as a project manager.