SIKESTON -- Janice and Phillip Barkett Jr. have announced the engagement of their daughter, Elizabeth Marie, to Gregory Hasbrouck Skidmore, son of Sarah and Philip Skidmore of Riverside, Conn.
A 2000 graduate of the University of Notre Dame, the future bride is also a 2003 graduate of DePaul University. She is a third grade teacher at The Hackley School in Tarrytown, N.Y.
The prospective bridegroom is a 1999 graduate of Connecticut College. He works as a financial adviser at Smith Barney in Greenwich, Conn.
Plans are being finalized for a May 6, 2006, wedding in Sikeston.