Mr. and Mrs. Dennis J. Lord of Alpharetta announce the engagement of their daughter, Denali Cristen Lord to Benjamin Adam Schaufler, son of doctors Margaret and Eugene Schaufler of LaGrange.
A September wedding is planned in Dahlonega.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ollie Lord and of Ms. Evelyn Beaver and the late Earl Beaver. She is a 2005 graduate of Cherokee High School and a graduate of Auburn University, where she received a bachelor of science in nutrition/dietetics and a master of science in nutrition in 2012. She is currently employed as a registered dietitian with the Georgia Department of Public Health in Atlanta.
The groom-elect is the grandson of Ruth Wingate Downs and the late Donald Joseph Downs of West Point, and the late Anthony Eugene and Ann Simko Schaufler of Newark, New Jersey. He is a 2003 graduate of Troup High School. He attended Auburn University and later Columbus State University, where he graduated with a bachelor of science in computer science in 2009. He is employed as a software engineer in Atlanta.