Denise Ann Hart, daughter of Philip and Sharon Hart of Branford, Conn. is engaged to wed Adam Starr Arterbery, son of Rinda Starr-Alsip and Danny Alsip of Chandler and Paul and Carol Arterbery of Stillwater.
The future groom is a 2000 graduate of Stillwater High School. He earned two bachelor’s degree in biology and psychology from the University of Denver in 2004.
He completed a doctorate degree in molecular neurobiology from Cornell University in 2009. He is developing stem cell research in the department of pediatrics at Yale University in New Haven, Conn.
The future bride is a 2001 graduate of North Branford High School. She earned a bachelor’s degree in elementary education and a master’s degree in remedial reading and special education in 2006 from Southern Connecticut State University.
She is pursuing a doctorate degree in educational leadership while also working as a sixth-grade teacher at Turkey Hill School in Orange, Conn.
The wedding is planned May 25.