Miss Smith and Mr. Nippe
Miss Smith and Mr. Nippe
Jimmy and Becky Smith of Bogue Chitto, Miss., announce the engagement of their daughter, Allison Smith, to Shane Nippe, son of Judy McWhorter of Effingham, Ill., and Randy Nippe of Fillmore, Ind.

Her grandparents are Nelda Wallace and the late W.A. Wallace and the late Clay and Mary Smith of Philadelphia.

His grandparents are the late Eileen Foster and the late Laura and Eugene Nippe.

The bride-elect is a graduate of West Lincoln High School, Southwest Community College, and Alcorn State University where she also received her Master's Degree in Education. She teaches fourth grade at Bogue Chitto Attendance Center.

The prospective groom is a graduate of Brownsburg High School in Brownsburg, Ind, and Arkansas State University where he also received his master's degree in physical education. He is working toward his doctorate degree at the University of Southern Mississippi.

A private ceremony is planned for March 12 on the island of Antigua.

The couple will make their home in the West Lincoln community.