Mr. Hebert, Miss Gates to join in marriage
The engagement of Miss Rachel Katy Gates to Mr. Kenneth Paul Hebert, the son of Warren and Ramona Hebert of Lafayette, has been announced by her parents, Jim and Cindy Gates of Opelousas.
The couple will exchange wedding vows Saturday, June 20, 2009, during a 6:30 p.m. ceremony at the Chapel of the Academy of Sacred Heart in Grand Coteau.
Miss Gates, whose mother is the former Cindy Thomas of Many, is the granddaughter of Dr. Fred W. Thomas of Abbeville, the late Gladys C. Thomas and Robert and Dorothy Gates of Benton.
A 2003 graduate of the Academy of Sacred Heart in Grand Coteau, she received a bachelor’s degree in education from LSU in 2008. She will graduate from LSU in May 2009 with a master’s degree in education. She will begin teaching in August 2009.
Mr. Hebert’s mother is the former Ramona Launey of Ville Platte. He is the grandson of the late Donald and Ramona Launey, Marie Hebert and the late Warren Hebert Sr.
A 2003 graduate of Catholic High School in New Iberia, he received a bachelor’s degree in history from LSU in 2008. He will graduate from Southern University Law Center in 2011.