Amanda Mesecher and Darren Lawhon will be married July 18, 2009.

Timothy and Mary Mesecher of Blue Springs wish to announce the engagement of their daughter, Amanda Mesecher, to Darren Lawhon, son of Jeffrey and Mary Lawhon of Blue Springs.

Miss Mesecher is finishing her degree in hotel and restaurant management at the University of Missouri.

Her fiancé graduated from the University of Central Missouri with a degree in broadcasting and film.

A July 18, 2009, wedding is planned at Christ United Methodist Church in Independence.