Rick and Lori Payne of Wheeling announce the engagement of their daughter, Danielle Elizabeth Payne, to Richard Allen Vavrock, Jr (RJ) son of Rick and Janet Vavrock of Bridgeport.
The bride-to-be is a 2004 graduate of Wheeling Park High School and a 2009 graduate of West Liberty University with a bachelor of education degree in elementary education. She is employed at St. Michael Parish School as a music teacher.
Her fiance is a 1999 graduate of Martins Ferry High School. He is a 2002 graduate of Ohio University with a bachelor of science in the School of Interpersonal Commun-ication. He graduated from Muskingum College in 2007 with a master of arts in teaching. He is employed at East Richland Christian School as an athletic director and teacher.
A June 25th wedding is being planned at Martins Ferry First Christian Church.