Dr. and Mrs. Roger Marshall of Great Bend announce the engagement of their daughter, Lauren Rebecca Marshall, to Christopher Jordan Weems, son of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel O. Weems Jr. Grandparents of the bride-elect are Mr. and Mrs. Victor Marshall of El Dorado and Mr. and Mrs. Larry Fogarty of Jacksonville, Fla. Grandparents of the prospective groom are Mr. and Mrs. Robert Barnard of Jackson, Miss.
The bride-elect is a 2003 graduate of Great Bend Highs School. She attended Kansas State University and Wells College for the Arts in Paris before graduating from Ringling College of Art and Design in Sarasota, Fla. She received her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Illustration in 2008. She is employed as an artist creating custom paintings, portraits, invitations, and greeting cards for corporate and private clients.
The prospective groom is a 2002 graduate of St. Andrew’s High School in Jackson, Miss. He graduated from Ringling College of Art and Design with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Graphic and Web Design. He is employed as a web and graphic designer for Professional Golf Association and for various Smart Phone application companies.
The wedding is planned for Nov. 13 at the Ringling Estate in Sarasota, Fla.