Donald and Judith Niederkorn of Jackson announce the engagement of their daughter, Marybeth Niederkorn, to Blake William Rhodes, both of Cape Girardeau. He is the son of Richard and LaWanda Rhodes of Marble Hill, Mo.
Niederkorn is a 1999 graduate of Notre Dame High School in Cape Girardeau. She expects to receive a bachelor of arts degree in philosophy from Southeast Missouri State University in May. She is employed at Hastings Books Music and Video in Cape Girardeau.
Rhodes is a 1999 graduate of Woodland High School. He is employed at Barnes and Noble Booksellers in Cape Girardeau.
A June 18 wedding is planned in Cape Girardeau.