SIKESTON - Mr. and Mrs. James Edward "Eddie" McDowell have announced the engagement of their daughter, Merideth Anne, to Justin Michael Pobst, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Michael Pobst of Sikeston.
A 1999 graduate of Sikeston Senior High School, McDowell will graduate in 2003 with a degree in mass communications, public relations from Southeast Missouri State University at Cape Girardeau. She was named Southeast Missouri State University's Woman of the Year for 2001 and is an alumna of Alpha Chi Omega sorority.
Pobst also graduated in 1999 from Sikeston Senior High School. He will graduate in December with a degree in business administration, majoring in finance from Southeast Missouri State University. He is a member of the Inter-fraternity Council and Sigma Chi fraternity.
The couple will exchange wedding vows in a Nov. 30 ceremony at Tanner Street Church of God.