Al and Melissa Mitchell of Bailey announce the engagement of their daughter, Sheila Elizabeth “Betsy”, to Elliot Sanders Brewer, son of Tommy and Marcia Brewer of Meridian.
The wedding will be held Saturday, June 5, 2010, at 6:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Meridian.
Miss Mitchell is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Don Hayes of Meridian and the late Mr. and Mrs. William Laird Chaney of Little Rock and the late Mr. and Mrs. Arthur A. Mitchell Jr. of Ward, Ala.
The bride-elect received a bachelor of science degree in speech language pathology from the University of Southern Mississippi and an associate of arts degree from Meridian Community College. She is a graduate of West Lauderdale High School.
While attending USM, she was a member of Phi Kappa Phi and served as vice president of the Student Speech and Hearing Association. At MCC, she was a member of the MCC Dimensions and president of Phi Theta Kappa.
Miss Mitchell will attend graduate school at USM in the fall.
Mr. Brewer is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Harmon Dickson of Meridian and the late Mr. and Mrs. Ramos Ferguson of Jackson.
The bridegroom-elect received an associate of arts degree from Meridian Community College. He is a graduate of West Lauderdale High School.
While attending MCC, he was a member of the MCC Dimensions, Ivy League Recruiters and Future Educators of America.
He is currently pursuing a degree in elementary education at Mississippi State University- Meridian Branch.
Mr. Brewer is employed by Lauderdale County Schools.
A reception will be held at The Gathering Place.