Mr. Michael E. Dodson of Lively and Mr. and Mrs. Kirk S. VanLandingham of Lottsburg are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Brittany Michelle Dodson, to Donald James Otho Gawen, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert H. Gawen, IV. of Hague.
Brittany is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Meredith L. Dodson of Hague; Mrs. Gladys E. Sydnor and the late James L. Sydnor of Tappahannock; Mrs. Nancy S. VanLandingham and the late John C. VanLandingham of Lottsburg. She is a graduate of Lancaster High School and received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting degree from Christopher Newport University and a Master of Science in Accounting degree from Liberty University. Brittany is currently a staff accountant at Manufacturing Techniques, Inc. in Kilmarnock.
Donald is the grandson of Mrs. Hester Sanford, the late Robert H. Gawen III and the late Calvin Sanford of Hague; Mrs. Nancy Prescott of Callao; Mrs. Agnes Beauchamp of Mechanicsville and the late Thomas A. Beauchamp, Sr. of Hague. He is a graduate of Washington and Lee High School and received a degree in Agriculture from Virginia Tech. Donald is currently a partner in Robert H. Gawen and Sons, Inc. in Hague.
A late September wedding is planned.