ARCHIBALD, Ohio -- Chris and Bob Copple announce the engagement of their daughter, Erin Lyn Copple, to Andrew Alan Smith, son of Ann C. Smith of Sikeston, Mo. and Mr. and Mrs. George E. Smith of Gig Harbor, Wash.
The future bride is a 1999 graduate of Bryan, Ohio High School. She graduated in 2004 with a bachelor's degree in communications from Denison University and in 2006 with a master's degree in media/cultural studies from the University of Wisconsin. She is continuing work to earn her doctorate degree there, where she works as a teaching assistant.
She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Copple of Seymour, Ind. and the late Mr. and Mrs. Richard Fisher.
The prospective bridegroom is a 1995 graduate of Kelly High School in Benton, Mo. He graduated in 1999 with a degree in mass media from Southwest Missouri State University. He is an accounting assistant at Stone House Development in Madison.
He is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Sam Corbett, Jr. and the late Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Smith.
Plans are being made for a 5 p.m. wedding July 21 at Olbrich Gardens in Madison.