LITTLE RIVER, S.C. -- David and Carolyn Brittain have announced the engagement of their daughter, Katherine Downing Brittain, to Mark Leonard Sandvos, son of Mary L. Sandvos of Sikeston, Mo., and the late Richard L. Sandvos.
A 2001 graduate of Furman University in Greenville, where she earned a Bachelor of Science, the future bride earned a Master of Arts from the University of Missouri-Columbia in 2003. She is employed by Adapt of Missouri in St. Louis.
The prospective bridegroom earned a Bachelor of Science in finance in 1999 from St. Louis University, where he also graduated magna cum laude. In 2004, he earned a Juris Doctor from the University of Missouri-Columbia. He works at John Layton and Associates LLC in Cape Girardeau.
Plans are being finalized for an Aug. 27 wedding.