Miss Hudson is engaged to Mr. Hightower


Jennifer Hudson, Maurice Hightower


Sylvia Rupert of Youngstown is announcing the engagement of her daughter, Jennifer Hudson, to Maurice Hightower, son of Wilbur Hightower of Youngstown and Margaret Hightower of Braceville. The bride-elect is also the daughter of R.G. Hudson of Youngstown.

Invitations will be extended for the couple’s wedding to take place at Rising Star Baptist Church in Youngstown at 3 p.m. Nov. 30 and for a reception that evening at DiLucia’s in Warren.

Miss Hudson is a student at Youngstown State University and is a police officer for the city of Youngstown.

Her fiance holds a bachelor’s degree from Wilberforce University and is a qualified mental-health specialist at The Red Zone in Youngstown.