Jane Mann, Mattoon, Ill., announces the engagement of her daughter, Makenzie Mann, Union, to Denver Ellis, Union, son of Teri and Nouri Alsadi, Marthasville.

Makenzie is a 2008 graduate of Mattoon High School, Mattoon, Ill., and a 2012 graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She is employed as a math teacher at Washington Middle School.

Denver is a 1995 graduate of Bourbon High School and a 2002 graduate of Central Methodist University. He is employed as a sixth-grade teacher at Clearview Elementary School.

The couple plan a July 25, 2015, wedding in Washington.