Together with their parents, Jessica Rene Holmes and Ryan Louis Dondero announce their engagement.
The bride-to-be is the daughter of John and Terri Holmes of Washington. She is a 2001 graduate of Parkersburg South High School and a 2005 graduate of the University of Tennessee with a bachelor's degree in biomedical engineering. She also earned a doctor of dental surgery degree from West Virginia University and completed a pediatric dental residency at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC. She is a pediatric dentist at BriteStars Pediatric Dentistry in Woodbridge, Va.
The prospective bridegroom is the son of William and Patricia Dondero of Snellville, Ga. He is a 2000 graduate of Shiloh High School and a 2004 graduate of the University of Tennessee with a bachelor's degree in logistics and transportation. He also completed a master's degree in business administration at West Virginia University.
He is a contract specialist for the Department of Defense in Fort Belvoir, Va.
A Sept. 10 destination wedding is planned.