Jeff and Tammie Brooks of Vincent announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Mallory Brooks of Vincent to Christian Gomes, of Westminster, Md.
The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Sue Brooks and the late Arthur Brooks of Vienna, W.Va., and Ken and Karen Newbrough of Vienna.
She is a 2009 graduate of Warren High School and a 2013 graduate of Wheeling Jesuit University with a Bachelor of Science in athletic training. She is currently employed at Marshall University as a Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer with the women's volleyball and track and field teams. She is also studying for her Master of Science in athletic training.
The prospective bridegroom is the son of Sharon Sanders of Westminster, Md., and Mike Gomes of Ashburn, Va. He is the grandson of Melvin and Dorothy Toups of Hampstead, Md.
He is a 2009 graduate of Winters Mill High School and a 2013 graduate of Wheeling Jesuit University with a Bachelor of Science in accountancy. He is currently employed at Marshall University as a graduate service assistant in the finance and economics academic in the finance and economics academic departments while studying for his Master of Science in health care administration.
The open-church wedding is planned for June 7, 2014, at Beechwood Presbyterian Church with a reception following the ceremony at the Marietta Country Club.