Alyssa Byrd and Adam Uppinghouse have announced their engagement.
The bride-elect, of Canton, Mo., is a daughter of Ronald and Angie Byrd of Loraine. She graduated from Unity High School in Mendon in 2004 and from Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville in 2008 with a bachelor of science degree in elementary education. Miss Byrd is a math teacher.
The prospective bridegroom is a son of Michael and Tere Uppinghouse of 3324 North Tower Road. He graduated from Quincy High School in 2003 and from Quincy University in 2007 with a bachelor of science degree in accounting and in 2008 with a master's degree in business administration. Mr. Uppinghouse is an accountant.
The couple plans to be married July 13 in The Crossing Lima Campus.