ST. LOUIS -- Alicia Bridges and Jonathan Brent have announced their engagement.
The future bride is the daughter of Janie Bridges of Fenton and John and Vicki Bridges of Sikeston. She is the granddaughter of Edward and Jo Owens of Olive Branch, Ill., Alice "Marie" Bridges of Arnold and the late John R. Bridges Sr. A 1997 graduate of Charleston High School, she earned a degree in business communications from the University of Missouri-Columbia and is employed by Enterprise Leasing in St. Louis.
A 1998 graduate of Hickman High School in Columbia, the prospective bridegroom is the son of Ruth and Marvin Tofle and Edward Brent of Columbia. He earned a bachelors degree in English from the University of Missouri-Columbia and is studying law at Washington University in St. Louis.
The couple will exchange wedding vows in a July 24 ceremony in the Graham Chapel of Washington University.