Nikia Foster and Kenneth Elam announce April wedding

Foster-Elam: Mr. and Mrs. Jack E. Foster Sr. of Pine Bluff, Ark., are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Nikia L. Foster, to Kenneth L. Elam, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Elam Jr. of North Augusta, S.C.

Ms. Foster is the granddaughter of the late Johnnie Pilcher and Mrs. Lillie Stelivan of Pine Bluff, Ark., and Roosevelt Foster of Denver, Colo., and Mrs. Ella Edwards of Lake Village, Ark. She is a 1999 graduate of Pine Bluff High School and attended the University of Arkansas-Pine Bluff, where she earned a bachelor of science degree in business management. Nikia is a senior onsite program manager for Strayer University in Phoenix, Ariz., and is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc.

Mr. Elam is the grandson of the late Joseph Elam Sr. and Mrs. Ora Elam of Edgefield, S.C., and the late James Hardy and Mrs. Lilian Hardy of Trenton, S.C. Kenneth is a graduate of North Augusta High School and earned a bachelor of science degree in financial management from Clemson University. Kenneth is a senior management consultant for DeWolff, Boberg and Associates based in Dallas, Texas and is member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc.

The beach ceremony is planned for April in Rivieria Maya-Quintana Roo, Mexico.