Tony and Jeanne Beth Hays of Monroe City, Mo., are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Lauren Hays, to Ryan Neff, son of Jeffery Neff and Suzanne Neff of Columbia, Mo.
Lauren graduated from the University of Missouri in 2011 with a bachelor of art degree in organizational communication and is currently obtaining her Master’s degree in elementary education through Columbia College. She is employed with the University of Missouri as an admissions representative and group coordinator.
Ryan graduated from the University of Missouri in 2011 with a bachelor of science degree in biology. Ryan is currently a third-year medical student at the University of Missouri School of Medicine.
Lauren and Ryan will marry on May 25, 2014, at Our Lady of Lourdes in Columbia, Mo.