Tsvetkova, Lilly to wed Sept. 9

Doctors Ventislav and Antoaneta Tsvetkova of Ruse, Bulgaria proudly announce the engagement of their daughter Bilyana Ventsislavova Tsvetkova of Oxford, England to Lt. Sale Trice Lilly, IV of Virginia Beach, Va.

The bride-elect graduated from Jacobs University, Bremen, Germany in 2007 and received Masters Degrees from Geneva, Switzerland in 2009 and St. Antony’s College, Oxford University in 2012.

The prospective groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Sale T. Lilly, III of New Albany. Lt. Lilly graduated with distinction from the U.S. Naval Academy in 2004 and received his Masters of Economics degree from New College, Oxford University in 2006. He is currently serving in the U.S. Navy having recently returned from a deployment in Afghanistan.

The couple will exchange vows on Sept. 9, 2012 at Wesley Memorial Methodist Church in Oxford, England. A reception will follow at Ashmolean Museum, Oxford England.

After a honeymoon in Bulgaria, visiting the bride’s homeland, the newlyweds will reside in Oxford, England where the groom will be pursuing additional graduate work in Mandarin/Oriental studies at Oxford University.