Mr. and Mrs. Richard Lubenow of Morris announce the engagement of their daughter Christine Lubenow to Thomas Smith, the son of Mr. Delwin Smith of Vernon Center and Mrs. Susan Smith-Grover of Amboy. Christine is a 2006 graduate of Chokio-Alberta High School and received her B.A. in chemistry and biology from Bethany Lutheran College in 2010 and is currently finishing a master of science in plant science at South Dakota State University. Thomas is a 2005 graduate of Maple River High School and received his B.S. in chemistry from Minnesota State University Mankato in 2010 and is currently pursuing a doctorate in chemistry at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. An October wedding is planned.