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Engagement Announcements

Pavlak - Lichtenwalner

Mr. and Mrs. Reginald Pavlak of Maplewood, Minn., announce the engagement of their daughter, Megan Patricia Pavlak of Maplewood, Minn., to Benjamin David Lichtenwalner of Duluth, son of Mr. and Mrs. David Lichtenwalner of Duluth.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Collins of St. Paul, Minn. She is attending Rasmussen College in Eagan, Minn., where she is majoring in business. She is employed by U.S. Bank.

The future groom is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Owen Lichtenwalner of Norcross, Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Twaddle of California, Mo., and Orville Hinck of Sweet Springs, Mo. He is a sergeant in the Marine Reserves. He is employed by Biotrauma in Gainesville as the director of operations.

The wedding is planned for Dec. 29 at the Catholic Church of St. Agnes in St. Paul, Minn.

Roberts - Cook

Dan and Nancy Roberts of Athens announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah Beth Roberts of Statham, to Robert Howard Cook Jr. of Statham, son of the late Robert Cook Sr. and the late Joyce Cook.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Hilda Koelling of Independence, Mo., and the late Glenn Koelling, and Dewey and Martha Roberts of Kansas City, Mo. She is a graduate of Oconee County High School in Watkinsville. She is a graduate of the University of Georgia, where she received a bachelor's degree in education. She is employed by West Jackson Middle School in Jackson County as a teacher.

The future groom is the grandson of the late Johnnie Mabry and the late Mertie Mabry, and the late Cecil Cook and the late Annie Cook. He is a graduate of Milton High School in Alpharetta. He is employed by the Vend Division of RE Services in Bogart.

The wedding is planned for June 11 in Las Vegas.

Gallacher - Austin

Philip and Kim Gallacher of Loganville announce the engagement of their daughter, Kristen Lynn Gallacher of Loganville, to Brad Aaron Austin of Winder, son of Scott and Brenda Austin of Buford.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Carolyn N. Silverberg of Decatur and the late Paul A. Silverberg, and Lillian F. Gallacher of Alpharetta and the late James D. Gallacher. She is a graduate of Athens Technical School, where she received a degree in dental hygiene.

The future groom is the grandson of Connie Austin of Lake Alfred, Fla., and the late Scott Austin, and Hubert Marler and Mildred Marler, both of Eagle Lake, Fla. He is a graduate of North Georgia College and State University, where he received a bachelor's degree in management and marketing. He is employed by Year One in Braselton.

The wedding is planned for July 14 at The Old Church in Oxford.

Smith - Still

Mr. and Mrs. Doug Smith of Dacula announce the engagement of their daughter, Christina Lynn Smith of Dacula, to Carter Randolph Still of Lawrenceville, son of Mr. and Mrs. David R. Still of Lawrenceville.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Morris Leon Smith Sr. of Lawrenceville and the late Jewell Thelma Smith, and the late DeWayne Spencer Mollohan and the late Barbara Williams Mollohan. She is a 2004 graduate of Dacula High School. She is a 2007 graduate of Clemson University in South Carolina, where she received a bachelor's degree in microbiology. She plans to attend the University of Georgia, where she will pursue a master's degree in infectious diseases.

The future groom is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Bruce R. Still of Lawrenceville, and Dr. and Mrs. J. Harvey Beall of Sautee-Nacoochee. He is a 2004 graduate of Dacula High School. He is attending Furman University in South Carolina, where he is pursuing a degree in music education.

The wedding is planned for June 2008.

Burel - Dunegan

Ernest and Pam Burel of Auburn announce the engagement of their daughter, Adrian Burel of Auburn, to Brian Dunegan of Auburn, son of David and Rebecca Dunegan of Grayson.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Eugene and Mary Nash of Winder. She is a 2000 graduate of Winder Barrow High School. She is a 2006 graduate of Georgia Perimeter College. She is employed by Bass Pro Shop in Lawrenceville as a training coordinator.

The future groom is the grandson of Robert and Helen Herrbold of Sun City, Ariz., and Jim and Margie Dunegan of Ocala, Fla. He is a 2002 graduate of Meadowcreek High School. He is a 2005 graduate of Georgia Perimeter College. He is employed by Champion Windows of Atlanta in Chamblee.

The wedding is planned for June 16 in Panama City Beach, Fla.

Schumacher - Smith

Mr. and Mrs. Kym Schumacher of Suwanee announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah Ruth Schumacher of Athens, to Derek Mitchell Smith of Centreville, Va., son of Mr. and Mrs. Ryan Smith of Stone Mountain, and Mr. and Mrs. Patrick Hopkins of Lula.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Jane Schumacher Murtagh of St. Louis, and the late Erwin Schumacher, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Ben Harelson. She is a 2002 honors graduate of Collins Hill High School. She is a 2006 summa cum laude graduate of the University of Georgia, where she received a bachelor's degree in early childhood education. She is a 2007 graduate of the University of Georgia, where she received a master's degree in early childhood education. She is employed by Holsenbeck Elementary School in Winder.

The future groom is the grandson of the late Robert Smith and the late Alma Smith, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Lee Compher. He is a 2002 honors graduate of Collins Hill High School. He is a 2006 cum laude graduate of the University of Georgia, where he received a bachelor's degree in biology. He is attending the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences, where he is studying medicine. He is employed by the Air Force as a second lieutenant, stationed in Bethesda, Md.

The wedding is planned for June 30 at the State Botanical Garden of Georgia in Athens.