Gregg and Ellen Steele of Richmond, are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Laura, to Brett Smoot, son of Greg and Linda Smoot of LaPlata, Mo.
The bride-to-be is a 2002 graduate of Richmond High School. She graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia in 2007 with a master’s in accountancy. She is employed by KPMG in Kansas City.
The groom-to-be is a 2001 graduate of LaPlata High School. He graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia in 2008 with a bachelor’s degree in business administration. Smoot is employed by Target Corporation in Kansas City.
The couple is planning a September 19, 2009 wedding at the United Methodist Church in Richmond, with a reception at Harrah’s in North Kansas City.