Mr. and Mrs. John Charles Westrup of Cincinnati, Ohio announce the engagement of their daughter, Ms. Susan Michelle Westrup of Arlington, Virginia, to Mr. Justin Eugene Stokes of Washington, D.C.
Ms. Westrup is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Burse Herald of Cincinnati, Ohio and of the late Robert Stevens Westrup and Mrs. Frances Westrup of Terre Haute, Indiana.
Ms. Westrup earned a Bachelor of Arts in Communication and English from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and a Graduate Certificate in Sustainability from Harvard University. She manages the Commercial Real Estate market for Paladino and Company in the Washington, D.C. office.
Justin Eugene Stokes is the son of the Reverend and Mrs. Boyd Eugene Stokes of Camden, S.C. He is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. William Clennie Stokes, Sr. and of the late Athalea King Simon.
Mr. Stokes earned a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies Magna Cum Laude from Clemson University and a Master of Healthcare Administration from Belhaven University. He is the Chief of Staff for United States Congressman Richard Hanna in Washington, D.C. and New York.
The couple will marry on Saturday, December 5, 2015 at the Duncan Memorial United Methodist Church in Georgetown, S.C. The reception will follow at Winyah Indigo Society Hall.