Longest-Wright Engagement


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Posted Online: Feb. 27, 2014, 1:03 pm
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Announcement is made of the engagement of Erica Longest, Colona, and Andrew Wright, Hampton. She is the daughter of Mike and Melanie Longest, Colona. He is the son of Dave and Sue Wright, Hampton.
The couple will be married on Aug. 2, 2014, at Christ's Family Church, Davenport. The reception will be held at the iWireless Center, Moline.
Erica graduated from United Township High School, East Moline, in 2009, and the University of Wisconsin, Platteville, in December 2012 with a psychology degree. She is working part time and attending graduate school for mental health counseling.
Andrew graduated from United Township High School, East Moline, in 2009, and the University of Wisconsin, Platteville, in December 2013 with a degree in mechanical engineering. He is employed as a product engineer at John Deere in Horicon, Wis.












 



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