Sarah Elizabeth Thornberry of Vincent, Ohio and Kendall Anthony Santee of Parkersburg,W.Va. announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of David and Sandra Thornberry of Vincent. She is a 2011 graduate of Warren High School and a 2012 graduate of the Early Childhood Development Program at Washington State Community College. She is currently working at the Evergreen Child Development Center at WSCC as an assistant teacher.

The prospective bridegroom is the son of Howard and Kimberly Santee of Parkersburg. He is a 2011 graduate of Parkersburg High School. He is enlisted in the United States Marine Corps, leaving for recruit training on June 24, 2013.

An outdoor ceremony and reception will be held at her parents’ home on June 15, 2013.