Mr. and Mrs. William David Shannon announce the engagement of their daughter, Rachael Kristina Shannon, to Grant Monroe Myrick, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Terry of Madison and the late Mr. Gary Myrick of Thomastown.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mrs. Jean Bearden and the late Rev. Oland Bearden of Hurley, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Willie Clifton Shannon of Jackson.
Miss Shannon is a 2004 graduate of Terry High School and a 2008 graduate of the University of Southern Mississippi, where she earned a Bachelor’s degree in Interior Design. While at Southern Miss, she was a member of Delta Delta Delta sorority and the South Central ASID chapter. She is employed as an interior designer and construction project manager with Newk’s Franchise Company.
The prospective bridegroom is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. William Asbury Monroe of Kosciusko, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Lester Kimble Myrick of Thomastown.
Myrick is a 2001 graduate of Kosciusko High School and a 2006 graduate of Mississippi State University, where he earned a Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology. In 2008, he received an Associate’s degree in Physical Therapy Assistant Technology from Hinds Community College. While at Mississippi State, he was a member of Kappa Alpha Order. He is employed as a sales rep for Health Care Medical in Ridgeland.
The couple will exchange vows April 6 at 4 p.m. at Pinelake Church in Brandon, with a reception following at Duling Hall in Fondren. Following a honeymoon to Hawaii, the couple will reside in Flowood.