Ms. Allison Elliott and Dr. Brent Shannon are engaged to be married.
Elliott, a native of Liberty, is the daughter of Roger and Sheila Elliott of Columbia. The bride-elect also is the granddaughter of William and Billye Anne Hansford of Liberty and the late James and Maxine Elliott of Yosemite.
She is graduate of Casey County High School. She graduated Phi Beta Kappa with a bachelor’s degree in history from Centre College, where she was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority, and holds a master’s degree in public communication from American University in Washington, D.C. She is employed as a senior public relations specialist for the University of Kentucky medical center and is active in the Junior League of Lexington.
Shannon, a native of Indianapolis, is the son of Donald Shannon, Sondra Schulz and Richard Schulz, all of Indianapolis. He is the father of Sophia Shannon, age 7. He is a graduate of Warren Central High School in Indianapolis; he holds a bachelor’s degree from Indiana University, a master’s degree from the University of Cincinnati, and a doctorate in English from the University of Kentucky. He is an assistant professor in the Department of English and the Women and Gender Studies Program at Eastern Kentucky University.
A May wedding is planned. The couple reside in Lexington.