Maura Allese Ferrell and Jeremiah Robert Cascairo of Conway are pleased to announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.

The bride-elect is the daughter of Mike and Penny Ferrell of Conway. She is the granddaughter of Jesse and Anita Ferrell of Conway, and Brenda Blanks May and the late Al Blanks of Jonesboro. She is an Arkansas homeschool graduate, and attended Florida College in Temple Terrace, Fla. The bride-elect is currently enrolled in the nursing program at Baptist Health School of Nursing in Little Rock, and anticipates completing the Registered Nursing program in the fall of 2012.

The prospective groom is the son of Mark and Laurie Cascairo of Owasso, Okla. He is the grandson of Joe and Roberta Cascairo of Nixa, Mo., and Mark Robert and Jean Clegg of Smithville, Mo. He is an Oklahoma homeschool graduate, and attended Florida College in Temple Terrace, Fla., and Pulaski Technical College in Little Rock where he received an Associate’s degree in Business Management. The prospective groom is currently enrolled at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock seeking his Bachelor’s degree in Business Management and is employed by Sherwin-Williams in Conway.

The couple is to be married in a private ceremony at 5:30 p.m. Friday, March 18, at The Chapel at Four Winds in Conway, with a reception to follow.