ST. ALBANS/VEVAY, IND. —David C. French and Nilda Gonnella-French of St. Albans are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Olivia Joan French, to Philip Michael Deaton, son of Sheri Works and Todd Deaton of Vevay, Indiana.

Olivia is a 2005 graduate of Bellows Free Academy and a 2009 graduate of the University of Rhode Island’s Chemical Engineering program. She is currently employed by Teknor Apex in Brownsville, Tennessee, as the Nylon Production Manager.

Philip is a 2003 graduate of Switzerland County High School and a 2007 graduate of Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology located in Terre Haute, Indiana with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. He is employed by Arkema located in Memphis, Tennessee, as the Maintenance and Reliability Manager.

The couple resides outside Memphis, TN. A small wedding is planned for 12/13/14 in Arlington, TN.