Mr. and Mrs. John Brachear of Woodway, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Manya Audrey, to Howard Matthew Pashman, son of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Pashman of Englewood, N.J.
Manya earned a Bachelor's degree in communications from Appalachian State University and Master's degrees in journalism and religious studies from Columbia University. She is the religion reporter at The Chicago Tribune.
Howard earned a Bachelor's degree in history from Northwestern University and a Master's degree from the University of Cambridge. He is completing Ph.D. and law degrees at Northwestern University.
The couple plans to exchange vows in June in Chicago.
Published in the Waco Tribune-Herald on April 28, 2013