Anna DeFrancis and Christopher Swisher

Christopher Swisher and Anna DeFrancis announce their engagement and forthcoming wedding.

The bride-elect is the daughter of Robert and Patricia DeFrancis of Wheeling. She is a graduate of Auburn University with a master’s degree in applied behavior analysis and developmental disabilities, and is a board-certified behavior analyst at the Knapp Center for Childhood Development in Boardman, Ohio.

Her fiance is the son of Richard and Bridget Swisher of Elkins and the grandson of Chris and Cindy Thompson of Elkins and Bill and Margaret Swisher of Elkins. He is pursuing a master’s degree in applied archaeology at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

The couple met while attending West Virginia University, where the bride-elect earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology, and her fiance earned a degree in sociology and anthropology.

An Aug. 6 wedding is planned at Oglebay Park in Wheeling.