Hedinger, Hicks

Rick Hedinger and Lynn Smith of Wheeling announce the engagement of their daughter, Katie Marie Hedinger, to Stephen Frank Hicks III, son of Jacki Hicks and the late Stephen Hicks Jr.

The bride-to-be is a 2004 graduate of Wheeling Park High School and a 2010 graduate of Columbus State College with a degree in veterinary technology. She is employed at Glendale Animal Hospital and is currently working towards a degree in educational counseling.

Her fiance is a 2004 graduate of Buckeye Local High School and a 2009 graduate of The Ohio State University, with a degree in pharmaceutical sciences. He is employed at St. Clairsville High School as a chemistry teacher.

An Aug. 25 wedding is planned at Mt. Pleasant Presbyterian Church.