Jim and Kim Escue of Marion are announcing the engagement of their daughter, Miss Amber Renee Escue, to Matthew Robert Drahl, the son of Mark and Julie Drahl of Wood River.
The bride-elect is a 2009 graduate of Marion High School. She will graduate from SIUE with a BSN in nursing in May 2014. She is employed at Anderson Hospital in the OB Women’s Pavillion in Maryville.
The bridegroom-elect is a 2009 graduate of Roxana High School and graduated from SIUE in 2013 with a bachelor’s degree in business administration. He is employed by Didion Orf Recycling. He is pursuing his master’s degree in business administration at SIUE.
The couple met their freshman year at SIUE. They were chemistry lab partners.
A May 31, 2014, wedding is planned in Marion.