Mr. and Mrs. Tony Whitmer of Bowling Green, Ky., and Debra Whitmer of Myrtle Beach announce the engagement of their daughter, Johanna Nicole Whitmer, to Benjamin Martin Ward, son of Donald Ward and Jackie Ward of Fort Mill.
The bride-to-be graduated from Converse College in 2008 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in interior design and a Bachelor of Arts in art history. She is employed as an interior designer and marketing coordinator at SGA Architecture on Pawleys Island.
The groom graduated from Clemson University in 2003 with a Bachelor of Science in design and graduated from North Carolina State University in 2008 with a Master of Architecture. He is employed as an architect at Curtis Group Architects on Pawleys Island.
The wedding is planned for Oct. 5, 2013, at Belin Memorial United Methodist Church in Murrells Inlet.