Tiffany Yvonne Burnes of St. Joseph and Matthew Keith Thompson of Liberty announce their engagement.
The future bride is the daughter of Clifton and LaDonna Burnes of St. Joseph. The future groom is the son of TK and Susan Thompson of Liberty.
She earned her bachelor’s degree in social science-secondary education, her master’s degree in educational leadership and her specialist’s degree in superintendency all from Northwest Missouri State University. She works as an instructional coach from the St. Joseph School District.
He earned his bachelor’s degree in political science at Brown University and his law degree from William & Mary Law School. He works as an attorney at TK Thompson & Associates.
The couple plans a June 4, 2016, wedding at First Presbyterian Church in St. Joseph.