McCLEANSBORO, Ill. -- Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Johnson have announced the engagement of their daughter, Dawn Denise Johnson, to Brent Allen McKown, son of Mr. and Mrs. Gary McKown of Sikeston, Mo.
A 1998 graduate of McCleansboro High School, the future bride received a degree in elementary education in 2002 from Murray State University in Murray, Ky., where she is pursuing a master's degree. She is a fourth grade teacher at Fancy Farm Elementary in Graves County, Ky.
The prospective bridegroom is a 1997 graduate of Sikeston Senior High School. He received a bachelor's degree in management from Murray State University in 2002 and a master's degree in business administration from the university in 2003. He works as a branch manager for Regions Bank in Paducah, Ky.
A July 22 wedding is planned at the First Baptist Church in Paducah.