Abby Gordon and Josh Mandrell announce their engagement.
The bride-elect is the daughter of Phil and Olivia Gordon of Ruston, Louisiana.
The prospective groom is the son of Jane Mandrell of Bloomington and the late Nelson Mandrell who was from Pittsburg.
Miss Gordon graduated from Ruston High School in 2009. She graduated in May 2013 with a bachelor of science in kinesiology from Louisiana Tech University and in December 2016 with a doctorate of physical therapy from University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences in Austin, Texas.
Mr. Mandrell graduated in 1998 from Frankfort Community High School in West Frankfort. He is a 2002 graduate of Southern Illinois University with a bachelor of arts in biological sciences. He graduated in 2007 with a doctorate from Saint Louis University. In 2011 he completed his dematology residency at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood. He is currently a dermatologist at Green Clinic.
A March 25, 2017, wedding is planned in Trinity United Methodist Church in Ruston, Louisiana.