Mr. and Mrs. Ben Richard Strickland of University Park are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Laura Elizabeth Strickland, to John Andrew Elmore, son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Stanley Elmore of Springfield, Mo.
The bride is a graduate of Lamar High School in Arlington. She received a Bachelor of Arts in public relations and corporate communications from Baylor University.
Currently she resides in Dallas where she works as the young-adults coordinator at Watermark Community Church.
The groom is a graduate of Kickapoo High School in Springfield, Mo. He received a Bachelor of Business Administration in marketing from Baylor University. He holds a Master of Ministry from John Brown University and a Master of Theology from Dallas Theological Seminary. The groom is the men’s director of recovery for Watermark Community Church.
The couple plan to exchange vows July 16, 2011, at Park Cities Baptist Church.