Lauren Nicole Crocks and Travis Leslie Gould have announced their engagement and upcoming marriage.
The future bride is the daughter of John Crocks and Shelley Crocks of Girard.
She is a 2007 graduate of Girard High School and a 2012 graduate of Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, where she earned a bachelor’s degree majoring in radiology.
She is employed at St. Anthony’s Hospital in Alton as an MRI technologist.
The future groom is the son of Ron and Tena Gould of Brownstown.
He is a 2005 graduate of Brownstown High School; a 2007 graduate of Kaskaskia College, earning an associate’s degree in X-ray technology; and a 2009 graduate of Southern Illinois University at Carbondale with a bachelor’s degree in radiology.
He is employed at St. John’s Mercy Hospital in St. Louis as an MRI technologist.
The couple are planning an Oct. 5 wedding in Belleville.