Don and Sharon Dinkins of Whitewater announce the engagement of their daughter, Jessica Lee Dinkins, to Alan Thomas Blattel. He is the son of Tom and Pat Blattel of Cape Girardeau.
Dinkins is a 1998 graduate of Delta High School. She expects to receive a degree in elementary education from Southeast Missouri State University in May, and is student teaching at Woodland Elementary School in Marble Hill, Mo.
Blattel is a 1996 graduate of Jackson High School. He is employed at FGR Mechanical Inc. in Cape Girardeau.
A June 7 wedding is planned at Locust Grove General Baptist Church.