Laura Podgorski and Michael Hill

Laura Podgorski and Michael Hill • photo by Joel Marion Photography

    Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Podgorski of Ladue are happy to announce the engagement of their daughter, Laura Ann, to Michael Bryan Hill, son of Rachel McMahon of Olivette and the late Stephen Hill.

    The bride-to-be graduated from Ladue Horton Watkins High School in 2002. She earned a B.S. in political science and history at Texas Christian University in 2006 and currently works in alumni development at Washington University. Laura is the granddaughter of Virginia Thompson of Chesterfield.

    The future groom is also a 2002 graduate of Ladue Horton Watkins High School, and he received a B.S. in journalism and business from Texas Christian University in 2006. Michael is currently a third-year law student at Saint Louis University. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Hill of Chesterfield.

    A July wedding is planned at Our Lady of the Pillar, with a reception at Whittemore House. Following a honeymoon to the Dominican Republic, they will reside in Richmond Heights.