photo by Shana Watkins Photography

    Deborah Elaine Johnson and Dr. Michael A. Province of Clayton are pleased to announce their engagement.

    The bride-to-be graduated from St. Louis University with a degree in business administration and is currently employed as an accountant at a nonprofit.

    The future groom earned a Ph.D. from Washington University. He is currently employed as a professor of genetics at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.

    Deborah and Michael became engaged at the Grand Basin in Forest Park. An August destination wedding is planned at Ventana Inn & Spa in Big Sur, Calif. Following a honeymoon to Monterey and Carmel, Calif., the couple will reside in Clayton.