Blazeski, Ripley

Mr. and Mrs. Michael Blazeski of Dillonvale announce the engagement of their daughter, Leah Marie Blazeski, to Brett Bender Ripley, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Ripley of New Martinsville.

The bride-elect is a 2005 graduate of St. John Central High School, a 2009 graduate of Wheeling Jesuit University with a bachelor’s degree in nuclear medicine technology, and is pursuing a master’s degree in corporate communications from West Virginia University. She is currently employed a West Virginia Wesleyan in Buckhannon, W.Va. as an admission counselor.

Her fiance is a 2002 graduate of Magnolia High school. He earned his bachelor’s degree in sports management from Davis & Elkins College and in 2008 his master’s in business administration from West Virginia Wesleyan. He is the associate director of admission, head men’s golf coach, and assistant baseball coach at West Virginia Wesleyan in Buckhannon, W.V.

A June 9 wedding is being planned in Wheeling.