Rovenstine and Smidt
Nate and Janet Rovenstine of Lawrence and Bruce and Liz Smidt of Sioux Falls, SD are pleased to announce the engagement of their children, Chelsea Rovenstine to Andrew Smidt. The future bride is a 2005 graduate of Lawrence Free State High School. She earned her bachelor of arts degree from Oklahoma Wesleyan University. She currently works at Scheels All Sports as a Shop Manager in Sioux Falls. The future groom is a 2002 graduate of Roosevelt High School in Sioux Falls. He graduated from WyoTech in Laramie, WY. He currently works for Kustom Joe’s as a fabricator and custom painter in Sioux Falls. The couple plan a September 7 wedding in Sioux Falls at The Ransom Church with a dinner and dance at Brandon Golf Course. A Lawrence reception will be held on September 28 at Lawrence Wesleyan Church.
Arnold and Griffith
Jay and Kathy Arnold of Louisburg, KS announce the engagement of their daughter, Nicole to Steven Griffith, son of Dave Griffith and Cris and Murray Renick, Lawrence, KS. Nicole graduated from Kansas University in 2013 with a degree in Speech, Language and Hearing. She will begin the Masters Program at KU Med in the fall. Steven graduated from Kansas University in 2011. He is a Contract Analyst for Cerner. Steven is also working on his Masters in Business from Kansas University. The couple plan their wedding on July 20, 2013 at Queen of the Holy Rosary Wea in Bucyrus, KS.
Wilson and Johnson
Leah Wilson and Nic Johnson are happy to announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage. Leah is the daughter of Tim and Carla Wilson of Lingle, WY; formerly of Lawrence. She is the granddaughter of Carl and Joyce Burkhead, of Dona Wilson and the late Dick Wilson, all of Lawrence. Leah graduated from the University of Wyoming in 2012 with a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education and Early Childhood Education. Nic is the son of Craig and Val Johnson of Pine Bluffs, WY. He graduated from the University of Wyoming in 2011 with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and Heath Promotion. Nic is now completing his last semester of graduate school at Rocky Mountain University; he will graduate in December 2013 with his Doctoral Degree in Physical Therapy. A garden wedding is planned for August 17, 2013 and will be held at the Johnson residence in Pine Bluffs, WY.
Blessing and Singh
James Blessing of De Soto and Sondra Blessing of Lawrence announce the engagement of their daughter, Alexandra Marie Blessing, to Anish Singh, both of Sunnyvale, CA. The future bride is a 2004 graduate of Lawrence High School and received a Bachelor of Nursing degree from the University of Kansas in 2011. She currently works as an operating room nurse at Stanford University Medical Center in Palo Alto, CA. The future groom is the son of Surendra and Namrata Singh of Lawrence, KS. He is a 2004 graduate of Free State High School and received a Bachelor of Science in finance from the University of Kansas in 2008. He is completing a Master’s in Business Administration from Santa Clara University in Santa Clara, CA. The couple plans a September 28, 2013 wedding in Lawrence.