Jenna Lee Lester and Derek Lyn Trower have announced their engagement and upcoming marriage.
The future bride is the daughter of Andy and Jenny Lester of Vandalia.
She is a 2006 graduate of Vandalia Community High School, and earned a bachelor’s degree from Southern Illinois University and a master’s degree from Greenville College. She is a teacher at Ramsey Grade School.
The future groom is the son of Jeff and Carolyn Trower of Lovington.
He is a 2008 graduate of Lovington High School, and a 2013 graduate of the St. Louis Fire Academy. He is attending the Fire Science Program at Southwestern Illinois College in Belleville, and is employed by the Valley Park Fire District as a firefighter/paramedic.
The couple are planning a June wedding at St. James Evangelical Lutheran Church in Vandalia.
They will reside in Belleville.