Sunday, October 15, 2006

Tom and Tandra Allen of Jackson announce the engagement of their daughter, Tara Marie Allen, to Matthew Ryan Wortmann. He is the son of Bruce and Jackie Wortmann of Jackson.

Allen is a 1995 graduate of Jackson High School. She graduated from Southeast Missouri State University in 1999, and received a master of arts degree in educational administration from Southeast in 2003. She is a seventh grade computer teacher with Jackson School District.

Wortmann is a 2001 graduate of Jackson High School. He expects to receive a degree in secondary education from Southeast in December.

A Dec. 2 wedding is planned at Grace United Methodist Church in Cape Girardeau.