TRIMONT - Amanda Chicoine and Derek St. John announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.
Parents of the couple are Brian and Terri Chicoine of Elk Point, S.D., and Michael and Leah St. John of Trimont.
Amanda graduated from Elk Point-Jefferson High School in 2009 and South Dakota State University in 2013. She is employed as a dietetic intern at the Minneapolis VA Medical Center.
Derek graduated from Martin County West High School in 2009, and will graduate from South Dakota State University in May 2014 with an ag business major and ag marketing minor. He will start a sales agronomist position with Ag Partners LLC, based in northwestern Iowa, after he graduates.
An Aug. 9 wedding is planned in Jefferson, S.D.