Rick and Margo Larimore of Arkansas City announce the engagement of their daughter, Melissa Larimore, to Derek Plowman, son of Kevin and Mary Plowman of Lawrence.
The bride-elect is a graduate of Southwestern College magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing. She is employed at the Ark City Clinic as a nurse.
The prospective groom is a graduate of Wichita State University magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering. He is employed by G.E. Energy in Kansas City as an engineer.
The wedding is planned for June 18 at the Church of Christ in Arkansas City.