Mark and Alissa Albinson of Fenton, Mo., are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Rachel Albinson, to Matthew Nanak, son of Dave and Margie Nanak of White Hall, Ark.
Rachel is the granddaughter of June Back of Hot Springs and Don Cheek of Hot Springs, and the late Al and Virginia Albinson of Hot Springs. The bride-elect graduated from the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville with a bachelor of arts in history in 2012. She is currently a graduate student at Duke University, pursuing her master of arts in teaching degree.
Matthew is the grandson of Dorothy Nanak of Libertyville, Ill., and the late John L. Nanak, and Margaret Hammer of LaGrange Park, Ill., and the late Melvin P. Hammer. The prospective groom graduated from White Hall High School in 2007. He is a 2011 graduate of the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville with a bachelor of science in civil engineering. He graduated with a master of science in civil engineering at the University of Arkansas in 2013.
After a July 2013 wedding in Fayetteville, Ark., the couple will reside in Durham, N.C.