Miss Ringer is a 2004 graduate of Williamsport High School and is pursuing an associate degree in nursing at Hagerstown Community College. She is employed as a nursing assistant with Washington County Hospital in Hagerstown, and as a pharmacy technician at CVS in Waynesboro, Pa.
Mr. Ridgely is a 2001 graduate of South Hagerstown High School. He is employed as a firefighter/emergency medical technician with the Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service, and is a volunteer firefighter/emergency medical technician with The Volunteer Fire Co. of Halfway.
A Sept. 26, 2009, wedding is planned.
Dr. and Mrs. Richard Porac of Hagerstown announce the engagement of their daughter, Kristine Marie Porac, to David Leroy Knight Jr., son of Joanne Lisa Scheibe of Annapolis, and the late David Leroy Knight Sr.
Ms. Porac is a 2001 graduate of Williamsport High School and a 2005 graduate of Frostburg State University with a Bachelor of Science in early education/elementary education. She is employed with Montgomery County Board of Education as a kindergarten teacher at Travila Elementary School in Gaithersburg, Md.
Mr. Knight is a 2000 graduate of Broadneck High School of Annapolis, and a 2004 graduate of Frostburg State University with a Bachelor of Science in marketing. He is employed with Staples Corp. Office in Columbia, Md., as a business development manager.
A July 18, 2009, wedding is planned.
Mr. and Mrs. Voine L. Bolinger Sr. of Hagerstown announce the engagement of the their daughter, Lynnette D. Bolinger, to Sgt. Nicholas C. Horton, son of Mr. and Mrs. Gregory A. Horton Sr. of Halfway.
Miss Bolinger is a 2002 graduate of South Hagerstown High School. She is employed with Prime Outlets at Hagerstown.
Sgt. Horton is a 2000 graduate of South Hagerstown High School. He is serving in the United States Army.
A May 2009 wedding is planned.
Mike and Cindy Smith of Hagerstown announce the engagement of their daughter, Lauren Nicole Smith, to Patrick Michael Thomas, son of Steve and Tammy Thomas of Hagerstown.
Ms. Smith is a 2005 graduate of North Hagerstown High School. She is pursuing a bachelor's degree in nursing from Towson University in Towson, Md., and plans to graduate in May.
Mr. Thomas is a 2003 graduate of North Hagerstown High School. He is pursuing a bachelor's degree in business management from Towson University and plans to graduate in May.
A July 11, 2009, wedding is planned.
Beth Martin of Hagerstown and Jason Walton of Gainesville, Va., announce their engagement.
Ms. Martin is the daughter of Kathy Martin of Baltimore and the late Harry Martin. She is self employed.
Mr. Walton is the son of Sue Cranfield of Salisbury, Md., and James Walton of Ocean City, Md. He is employed as a manager with Roof Center in Alexandria, Va.
A spring wedding is planned.
Marjorie McGrath and Brian Chapman, both of Hagerstown, announce their engagement.
Ms. McGrath is the daughter of Jane McGrath of Frederick, Md., and the late Philip McGrath Jr. She is employed with Holiday Hair in Hagerstown.
Brian is the son of Diane Chapman of Skyesville, Md., and the late Gary Chapman. He is self employed.
A June 19, 2009, wedding is planned.