ENGAGEMENT: Lauren Jefferson and Andrew Offineer

Lauren Jefferson and Andrew Offineer, both of Fredericksburg, Va., announced their engagement.

The bride-elect is the daughter of Dennis and Theresa Jefferson of Fredericksburg. She graduated from James Monroe High School in 2007 and from James Madison University in 2011 and 2012. She is a third grade teacher at Garrisonville Elementary School in Stafford, Va.

The groom-elect is the son of Martin and Nita Offineer of Amherst. He graduated from Amherst Steele High School in 2006 and from the University of Findlay in 2010. He is a history teacher and soccer coach at Mountainview High School in Stafford, Va.

The couple will wed July 9 at St. Mary Catholic Church, Fredericksburg, Va.