Lauren Hasten and Eric Joop

Lauren Hasten, daughter of Tim and Kris Hasten of Washington and Eric Joop, son of Lucy Lutz Strode and Carl Strode (deceased) and Tom and Alice Joop of Washington/Peru, Ill., announce their engagement.

The bride-to-be is a 2007 graduate of Washington Community High School and a 2011 graduate of Bradley University with a degree in Elementary Education. She is employed by Washington Central District 51 as a fifth grade teacher.

The groom-to-be is a 2001 graduate of FieldcrestHigh School and a 2005 graduate of Eureka College with a degree in Physical Education with Teacher Certification. He is employed by Washington Central District 51 as a physical education/health teacher.

A wedding date has been set for June 27, 2015.