Mr. and Mrs. Donald W. Griffin announce the engagement of their daughter, Lindsay Kate Griffin, to William Rhett Beard, son of Linda Beard Kennedy and the late Thurmon Dargan Beard, all of Sumter.

The bride-elect graduated from Sumter High School in 2010 and the College of Charleston in 2014. She is employed as a middle school math teacher at Haut Gap Middle School in Charleston.

The bridegroom-elect graduated from Laurence Manning Academy in 2002 and Central Carolina Technical College in 2007. He is employed with Charleston Water Systems in Charleston.

The wedding is planned for June 9, 2018, at Old Santee Canal Park in Moncks Corner.