ELIZABETH, Colo. -- Vernon and Patricia Shearer have announced the engagement of their daughter, Mary Cathrine Shearer, to Dustin Todd Underhill, son of Floyd and Belinda Underhill of Sikeston, Mo.
A 2002 graduate of Elizabeth High School, the future bride graduated in 2006 from Drury University in Springfield, Mo., where she received a Bachelor of Arts in biology and psychology. She's working on a doctorate in clinical psychology at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. She is employed as a crisis counselor at a Fort Lauderdale area outpatient clinic.
The prospective bridegroom is a 2002 graduate of Sikeston High School. He graduated in 2006 with a Bachelor of Arts in biology, criminology and psychology from Drury University. He attends Florida State University in Tallahassee, Fla., where he is working on a master's degree in criminology/criminal justice studies. He is employed as a law enforcement officer in the Fort Lauderdale area.
Plans are under way for a March 14 wedding in Fort Lauderdale.