Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Watkins of Jackson announce the engagement of their son, Justin Thomas Watkins, to Rachael Therese Armin. She is the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. David Armin of Marceline, Mo.
Armin is a 1999 graduate of Marceline High School. She received a bachelor of science degree in nursing from the University of Missouri-Columbia in 2003. She is employed at St. John's Mercy Hospital in St. Louis.
Watkins is a 1999 graduate of Moberly High School at Moberly, Mo. He received a bachelor of arts degree in microbiology from the University of Missouri-Columbia in 2003. He is attending the university's School of Medicine.
A July 4 wedding is planned at Our Lady of Lourdes Church in Columbia.