Allison Lynn Welch of Sumter and Stephen Daniel Barwick of Dalzell announce their engagement.

The bride-elect is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Johnny Welch and the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. William R. Tschorn Sr. and the late Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Osborne, all of Sumter. She graduated from Sumter Christian School and plans to graduate in May 2024 from Central Carolina Technical College in Early Childhood Education. She is employed by Sumter Christian School.

The bridegroom-elect is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Wesley O. Barwick of Dalzell and the grandson of Shirley N. Alsbrooks and the late H. Steve Alsbrooks of Dalzell and the late Mr. and Mrs. West Barwick of Sumter. He graduated from Crestwood High School in Sumter and Lincoln Tech of Nashville, Tennessee. He is employed by Caliber Collision in Columbia.

The wedding is planned for Oct. 12, 2024, at Concord Presbyterian Church in Sumter.