Announcement has been made of the engagement of Laura Thomas, Mansfield, and Luke Straniere, Wellsboro.
An Aug. 17 wedding at First Presbyterian Church, Wellsboro, is being planned.
Thomas is the daughter of Jody and Doug Thomas, Mansfield. She graduated from Mansfield High School in 2003. She received a bachelor's degree in elementary and elementary education in 2006 and a master's degree in special education in 2010 from Mansfield University. She is employed by Southern Tioga School District as a teacher.
Straniere is the son of Krista and Anthony Straniere, Wellsboro. He graduated from Wellsboro Area High School in 2001 and received a bachelor's degree in criminal justice from Mansfield University in 2009.