The daughter of Paul and Susan Danks of Austintown, Miss Danks graduated in 2005 from Bethany College in West Virginia with a bachelor of science in psychology. She then graduated from the College of Notre Dame in Maryland with a master’s in leadership in teaching with a specialization in special education in 2007. She is employed by the Baltimore City Public School System at the William S. Baer School, a school for children who are severely disabled and medically fragile.
The future groom is the son of Carolyn and Bill Pace of Charlotte, N.C. and Jeffery and Vivian Porterfield of Sarasota, Fla. Mr. Porterfield graduated from Bethany College in West Virginia in 2004 with a bachelor’s degree in economics and is currently pursuing a master’s in environmental resource management at the University of Maryland, University College. He is employed as an accountant at Medifast in Owings Mills, Md.
The couple will be married in a private ceremony at Commencement Hall in Bethany, W.Va., with a reception to follow immediately. Invitations will be extended for both.
BRADFORD PORTERFIELD and AMANDA DANKS