Tony and Tracey Gericke, rural Archbold, announce the engagement of their daughter, Britney, Valparaiso, Ind., to Shane Smith, son of Dwayne and Gennelle Smith, Chesterton, Ind.
The bride-elect is a 2006 graduate of Archbold High School. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics education from Indiana Wesleyan University in 2010. She is an eighth grade math teacher at Kankakee Valley Middle School, Wheatfield, Ind.
Her fiancé is a 2007 graduate of Chesterton High School. He graduated from Indiana Wesleyan University in 2011, and is a high school math teacher at his alma mater.
The couple will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012, at New Life Wesleyan Church, Chesterton, Ind.