The engagement and forthcoming marriage is announced by the parents of the bride-elect, Jeff and Vicki Dennison of Cleveland and Will Higginbotham of Norman, Okla.
The future bridegroom is the son of Sherry Ruth and Paul Ruth, both of Cleveland.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Edgar and Jean Bryant of Hixson and Bill and Janie Higginbotham of Norman.
She is the sister of Whitney Hemphill of Pittsburgh, Pa., Megan Tompkins of Huntsville, Ala., and Jake Higginbotham of Norman.
Miss Higginbotham is a 2008 graduate of Walker Valley High School and a 2012 graduate of Lee University. She is employed by Cleveland City Schools, at E.L. Ross Elementary.
Mr. Ruth is the grandson of Bobby and JoAnn Ruth of Cleveland.
He is the brother of Jim Hawkins of Ooltewah and Jacob Ruth of Cleveland.
A 2005 graduate of Cleveland High School, he is a 2007 graduate of Cleveland State Police Academy and is employed by the Cleveland Police Department.