Laura Christine Gooch and Daniel William Baker announce their engagement to be married Aug. 15, 2009 at the Chapel of Reconciliation on the campus of Augustana College in Sioux Falls, S.D.
Gooch is the daughter of Leslie "Skip" and Lori Gooch of Nevis. She is a graduate of Nevis High School and Augustana College.
Currently she is teaching instrumental music for Brandon Valley Schools in Brandon, S.D.
Baker is the son of William and Kari Baker of Hot Springs, S.D. Baker is a graduate of Hot Springs High School, Augustana College and the Illinois College of Optometry.