SHAWNEE, Kan. -- Albert and Mayling Hernandez have announced the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer Leigh, to Christopher Paul Turner, son of Jeff Turner and Debbie Buchanan, both of Sikeston, Mo.
A 2002 graduate of Shawnee Northwest High School, the future bride expects to graduate in May 2006 from the University of Missouri-Kansas City.
The prospective bridegroom graduated in 1999 from Sikeston Senior High School and in May 2005 from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine. He is working to complete his internal medicine/pediatrics residency under the UMKC School of Medicine.
Plans are under way for a Jan. 6, 2006, wedding at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Shawnee.