Mr. and Mrs. John Ashford of Huntington announce the engagement of their daughter, Shannon Rae Ashford, to Benjamin Shah Lamont, son of Robert Lamont and Jayshree Shah of Huntington.
Shannon graduated from the University of Miami with a B.A. in Marine Affairs and also earned a J.D. from Syracuse University. She is a prosecuting attorney in New York City.
Benjamin graduated from West Virginia University with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and J.D. He is a patent examiner within the federal government.
Their wedding is planned for Sept. 21, 2013, in Huntington.