Dan and Mary Thompson of Princeton are announcing the engagement of their son, Stephen Thompson, to Kendra Rashid, the daughter of Kenneth and Sarah Rashid of Fort Madison, Iowa.
The bride-elect graduated from Mount Mercy College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, with a Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Special Education. She is a teacher at Mediapolis Elementary in Mediapolis, Iowa.
The prospective groom is a graduate of Illinois Welding School in Peoria. He is a welder at John Deere Harvester in East Moline and has served in the U.S. Army in Iraq.
A small private ceremony is planned for this spring.