ST. ALBANS — Stephen and Susan Smith and Judy Smith of St. Albans are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Hilary Jeanne Smith, to Christopher Ryan Ward, son of Greg and Judi Ward of St. Albans and Karen and Matthew Mitchell of Alexander, Maine.

Hilary is a graduate of Bellow Free Academy, St. Albans and attended Community College of Vermont. She is employed by The Stacie Callan Group in St. Albans.

Christopher is a graduate of Bellows Free Academy, St. Albans. He is employed by the State of Vermont, Department of Corrections.

Both are also members of HHC 86th BSTB DET 1 MP (Military Police) Vermont Army National Guard.

A Jan. 31, 2015 winter wedding is planned at Jay Peak Resort.