Jim and Cindy Gilligan of Wheeling announce the engagement of their daughter, Melissa Katharine of Owings Mills, Md., to John Mason Peters, also of Owings Mills, son of Jim and Jane Peters of Georgetown, Del.
Gilligan is a 2004 graduate of Wheeling Central Catholic High School and a 2008 graduate of Shepherd University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English. She is pursuing a master’s degree in management and human resources from University of Maryland University College in Baltimore. She is employed as a multi-unit general manager of Bob Evans Restaurants in Westminster and Eldersburg, Md.
Peters is a 2000 graduate of Glen Burnie High School, a 2004 graduate of University of Maryland Baltimore County with a Bachelor of Science degree in political science and a 2011 graduate of the University of Baltimore with a Juris Doctor degree. He is employed as a hospitality manager of Eggspectation Restaurant in Owings Mills, Md.
A Nov. 5 wedding is planned in Shepherdstown, W.Va.