Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Ackman of Essex announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer Elaine, to Samuel Faulkner, II, son of Mr. and Mrs. Sam Faulkner of LaForge. The bride-elect was a 2003 graduate of Southeast Missouri State University with a major in elementary education and a 2009 graduate of William Woods University with a masters in elementary administration. Jennifer is employed as a fifth grade teacher with New Madrid Elementary.
The prospective bridegroom was a 2002 graduate of Murray State University with a masters in science agriculture business. Samuel is a self-employed farmer in New Madrid.
Wedding plans are being finalized for a 2 p.m. wedding on March 27, 2010, at Kewanee Missionary Baptist Church. All family and friends are invited to attend and share this special day with Samuel and Jennifer.