The engagement of Lauren C. Hanson and Air Force 2nd Lt. Nicholas E. LoPresto is announced. They are planning a July wedding. The future bride, whose parents are Lois and William Mell and Diane and Kenneth Hanson Sr. of Columbia, S.C., is a graduate of University of South Carolina and is an administrative assistant in the performing arts department of the Bible College Division of Columbia International Institute. Deborah and Richard Mondo of Lancaster and Emanuel and Janet LoPresto of Hamburg are parents of the prospective bridegroom, a graduate of Maryvale High School and Buffalo State College. He is a network engineer in Columbia International Institute, which he is attending for a master of divinity degree, prior to becoming an Air Force chaplain.