Harper - Shadforth

Sunday, January 15, 2012

Paul and Pam Harper of Birmingham, Ala., formerly of Jackson, announce the engagement of their daughter, Caroline Victoria Harper of California, Md., to Capt. Scott Shadforth of Patuxent River, Md. He is the son of Maj. and Mrs. A.G. Shadforth of Merritt Island, Fla.

Harper is a graduate of Jackson High School. She received a bachelor of science in elementary education from Southeast Missouri State University in 2003, and a master of education from William Woods University in 2007. She was a second grade teacher seven years at Blanchard Elementary School in Cape Girardeau. She is a Head Start teacher in Calvert County, Md.

Shadforth is a graduate of Merritt Island High School. He received a bachelor of science degree in quantitative economics from the U.S. Naval Academy in 2001, and graduated from the U.S. Naval Test Pilot School in 2009. He is serving with the U.S. Marine Corps and is a helicopter test pilot for the Air Test and Evaluation, Squadron 21 NAS Patuxent River.

A June 30 wedding is planned in Birmingham.