JACKSON -- George and Carolyn Baron of Jackson have announced the engagement of their daughter, Melanie, to Shawn Alberson, son of Larry and Teresa Wright of Sikeston and Tom Alberson of Frankford.
The future bride is a 1985 graduate of Patricia Stevens College in St. Louis and is a certified orthodontic assistant for Dr. Shanon Kirchhoff.
Alberson received a bachelor of science degree in industrial technology from Southeast Missouri State University in 1995, and a masters degree in business administration from William Woods University in 2000. He is a process engineer at Noranda Aluminum in New Madrid.
Plans are under way for a spring wedding.