Esther Schmidt and Douglas and Peg Schmidt, all of Union, announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah Christine Schmidt, Independence, to Eric Scott Caughey, Lawrence, Kan., son of Grant and Vivian Caughey, Lawrence, Kan.
Sarah is a 2002 graduate of Union High School, a 2007 graduate of the University of Missouri-Columbia with a bachelor’s in education and a 2008 graduate of the University of Missouri-Columbia with a master’s in curriculum and instruction. She is employed as a teacher for Independence School District.
Eric is a 2000 graduate of Free State High School, a 2004 graduate of the University of Kansas with a bachelor’s in theater and film and psychology, and he will graduate in 2014 from the University of Kansas with a bachelor’s in business administration. He is employed by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.
The couple plan a July 12, 2014, wedding in Independence.