Mrs. Libby Rivers Allen and Mr. Russell Keith Allen, of Thomson, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Lauren Anastasia Allen, to Bradley Christopher Jenkins, son of Mr. and Mrs. Bonnell Lester Jenkins of Thomson.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Mr. William Fay Rivers and the late Mrs. Catherine Blanos Rivers of Augusta and Mrs. Reba Chalker Allen, and the late Mr. Ethan Pride Allen of Thomson. She is a 2001 graduate of Thomson High School and a 2005 graduate of Augusta State University with a bachelor of science degree in special education. She is a 2008 graduate of Walden University with a master of science in education and a 2010 graduate of Augusta State University with an education specialist degree in teaching and learning. She is employed by the McDuffie County Board of Education as a special education teacher at Maxwell Elementary School.
The groom-elect is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Clinton Linton Norris, Sr. of Thomson and the late Mr. and Mrs. Walter Lester Jenkins of Sylvania. He is a 1999 graduate of Thomson High School and attended Middle Georgia College. He is employed by Jenkins Plumbing.
The wedding is planned for Saturday, November 20, 2010, at 6 p.m. at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church in Augusta.