SIKESTON -- Tom and Athena Zorbas have announced the engagement of their daughter, Patty Zorbas, to Charles Ferssizidis, son of Bobby and Erica Ferssizidis of Athens, Greece.
A 1999 graduate of Sikeston High School, the future bride graduated in 2003 from Truman State University where she received a Bachelor of Arts in psychology. In 2005, she graduated with a Master of Arts in psychology from New York University. She is currently pursuing a doctoral degree in clinical psychology from George Mason University in Fairfax, Va.
The prospective bridegroom is a 1999 graduate of Hellenic High School in Athens and a 2003 graduate of American College of Greece in Athens where he received a Bachelor of Science in business administration. He is employed as a financial adviser with Merrill Lynch in Alexandria, Va.
Plans are under way for a July 25, 2009, wedding in Nafpaktos, Greece.