BERTRAND -- Mr. and Mrs. David W. McDowell have announced the engagement of their daughter, Leslie Ann McDowell, to Scott Matthew Hingle, son of Mr. and Mrs Edward C. Hingle III of St. Louis.
The future bride graduated in 2007 from Southeast Missouri State University where she received a Bachelor of Science in business administration with an emphasis in finance. She is employed as a financial analyst with Express Scripts in St. Louis. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Byron McDowell of Charleston, Julia Slack of Guthrie, Ky., and the late Joseph Reburn Slack.
The prospective bridegroom is a 2006 graduate of Southeast Missouri State University, where he received a Bachelor of Science in education. He is employed as a business teacher and a coach for Christian Brother's College High School in St. Louis. He is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. John Sampson and Mr. and Mrs. Edward C Hingle II.
Plans are under way for a Dec. 6 wedding.