Michael and Beverly McConnell announce the engagement of their daugher, Laura Collins, also the daughter of the late Paul Collins formerly of Bethesda, to Dustin Marinucci, son of Donald and Gina Marinucci of Flushing.
The bride-elect is a 2005 graduate of Union Local High School and a 2009 graduate of Wheeling Jesuit University with a bachelor of arts degree in psychology. She is currently a graduate student at Muskingum University pursuing a master of arts in teaching degree to become an intervention specialist. Laura is employed as an ABA therapist at Augusta Levy Learning Center in Wheeling.
Her fiance is a 1999 graduate of Union Local High School and a 2005 graduate of Ohio Northern University with a doctor of pharmacy degree. He is currently a graduate student at the University of Florida, pursuing a master of science degree in pharmacy. Dustin is employed by Beaufort Memorial Hospital in Beaufort, S.C., as the clinical pharmacy coordinator.
A Dec. 17 wedding is being planned in Flushing.