Stephen and Denise Straight of Buckhannon announce the engagement of their daughter, Rise Beth Straight, to Donovan Shawn Hanifan, son of Connie and Larry Gregory of Buckhannon and the late Donnie Hanifan.
The bride-elect graduated magna cum laude from West Virginia Wesleyan College in 2003 and earned a master of arts degree in Christian education with a specialization in youth ministry from Methodist Theological School in Ohio in 2007. She works as director of youth ministries at First United Methodist Church in Clarksburg.
Her fiance is a 1993 graduate of West Virginia University, where he also earned a master of arts degree in history in 1995. He is employed at Corhart Refractories in Buckhannon.
RISE STRAIGHT AND DONOVAN HANIFAN
A September wedding is planned.