Kari Jo McCarty and Aaron Nathan Boerema have announced their engagement.
The future bride is the daughter of Ed and Kathy McCarty of Vandalia.
She is a 2005 graduate of Vandalia Community High School and a 2009 graduate of the Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville School of Nursing.
She is currently employed as a registered nurse in the OR Department at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Highland.
The future groom is the son of Rick and Rita Boerema of Mahomet.
He is a 2002 graduate of Mahomet-Seymour High School and a 2011 graduate of Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville with a bachelor’s degree in biology.
He is currently employed as a laboratory technician at Alton Memorial Hospital in Alton.
The couple are planning a June 2013 wedding.