Announcement has been made of the engagement of Alexandria Benshaw and Patrick Sweeney, both of Annapolis, Md.
A July 2013 wedding in Annapolis is being planned.
Benshaw is the daughter of Barbara and Timothy Benshaw, Williamsport. She graduated from Williamsport Area High School in 2000 and received a bachelor's degree in elementary education from Lock Haven University in 2004. She is employed by Anne Arundel County Public Schools, Annapolis, Md., as a reading specialist.
Sweeney is the son of Joanne and Raymond Sweeney, Womelsdorf. He graduated from Conrad Weiser High School in 2000 and received a bachelor's degree in fitness management from Lock Haven University in 2004. He is employed by the Washington D.C. Metropolitan Area Transit Authority as a police officer.