David and Ramona Mefford, of Sedalia, and Dennis and Doreen Szymanski, of Harsens Island, Mich., announce the engagement of their daughter, Stephanie Nicole Szymanski, of Sedalia, to Ethan Alexander Foster, of Smithton. He is the son of Gina Foster, of Smithton, and Jeff and Stephanie Foster, of Osage Beach.
The future bride, a 2005 graduate of Smith-Cotton High School, received an Associate of Arts degree from State Fair Community College in 2008. She is a legal assistant at the Law Offices of Kempton and Russell in Sedalia.
The future groom is a 2006 graduate of Smithton High School. He is a signalman for the Union Pacific Railroad.
A May 17 wedding is planned at First Baptist Church in Otterville.