Roger and Janet MacWhirter of Charlotte, N.C., announce the engagement of their daughter, Kellyn Dhea, to Aaron Matthew Van Riper, the son of Bradley and Rebecca Van Riper of Gerry, N.Y.
Miss MacWhirter is a 2007 graduate of Olympic High School and a 2009 graduate of Gaston College, Gastonia, N.C., where she received her veterinary technician degree. She is employed as head registered technician at The Carolina's Animal Hospital. Her fiance is a 2004 graduate of Falconer Central School and a 2005 graduate of Wyotech, Blairsville, Pa., with associates degrees in automotive technology and business management. He is employed as a sales representative at Wheel Pros in Charlotte, N.C.
An April 19th, 2014, wedding is planned in Charlotte, N.C.