Joel Cuthbert and Rebecca Schwab

Rebecca Schwab and Joel Cuthbert, along with their families, finally announce their engagement. Schwab is the daughter of Lawrence M. Schwab of Silver Creek and the late Marilyn J. Schwab. She also counts herself lucky to call Kathy Dolce of Silver Creek “Mom.” Cuthbert is the son of Gerald and Toni Cuthbert of Silver Creek.

The bride-to-be is a 2000 graduate of Silver Creek High School and received her bachelor of arts degree in English from the University of West Georgia in 2005. She obtained her master of fine arts degree from West Virginia University in 2011. She is currently employed as an adjunct instructor at SUNY Fredonia, where she teaches creative writing; as the acquisitions editor for Leapfrog Press; and as the lifestyles assistant for the OBSERVER.

The prospective groom is also a 2000 graduate of Silver Creek High School. He earned his bachelor of arts degree from SUNY Fredonia in 2004, where he dual majored in English and philosophy. He is currently employed as a consultant for iKoss.

The couple is planning a wedding for Sept. 7, 2014.