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Woellert and Higgins

CHICAGO – Announcement has been made of the engagement of Tricia Woellert and Brian Higgins, both of Chicago.

She is the daughter of Thomas and Renae Woellert of Elkhorn, Wis. He is the son of Kathleen Higgins of Chicago.

The bride-to-be is a 2003 graduate of Elkhorn Area High School and a 2007 graduate of the University of Minnesota with a degree in journalism. She is a social media community manager at Allstate Insurance in Northbrook.

Her fiancé is a 1999 graduate of Marist High School in Chicago and a 2003 graduate of Eastern Illinois University with a degree in sociology. He works in technical support for Blackboard, an educational software company.

They have plans for a May 4 wedding.


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