Joe and Melinda Branstetter of Ironton, Mo., and Tom Martin of Baltimore, Md., announce the engagement of their daughter, Anna-Marie Nicole Martin, to Brian Daniel Beard. He is the son of Dan and Debbie Beard of Cape Girardeau.
Martin is a 1999 graduate of Arcadia Valley High School. She expects to receive a bachelor of science degree in secondary education/Engish from Southeast Missouri State University in December. She will be teaching at South Iron R-1 in Annapolis, Mo., this fall.
Beard is a 1998 graduate of Central High School. He expects to receive a bachelor of science degree in secondary education/science from Southeast University in December. He will be teaching at South Iron R-1 this fall, and will serve as head baseball coach next spring.
An Aug. 10 wedding is planned in St. Joseph's Chapel at Arcadia Academy in Arcadia, Mo.