OXFORD – Joe and Adele Vinturella of Lacombe, La., are announcing the engagement of their daughter, Amy Vinturella of New Orleans, La., to Justin Lafreniere of New Orleans, La., son of Ray and Anne Lafreniere of Oxford.

Miss Vinturella received a bachelor’s degree from Newcomb College in New Orleans and her master’s degree and doctorate in environmental health from Harvard School of Public Health. She is currently on the faculty at Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine in New Orleans.

Mr. Lafreniere received a bachelor’s degree from Trinity College in Hartford, Conn., and is currently a third year medical student at Tulane School of Medicine. He is recipient of the Armed Forces Health Professions Scholarship and is an ensign in the U.S. Naval Reserve.

The wedding will be held on May 13 at Audubon Park in New Orleans.

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