Miss Emily Matthews of Vilonia and Mr. Daniel Munday of Perth, Australia, have announced their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

The bride-elect is the daughter of Gary and Sidney Matthews of Vilonia. She is the granddaughter of Ms. Cara Bradshaw of Cabot, and the late Mr. Silas and Mrs. Annie Matthews of North Little Rock.

She is a 2005 graduate of Vilonia High School and a 2009 graduate of Ouachita Baptist University in Arkadelphia, with a Bachelors degree in Visual Arts and Education. She graduated Magna Cum Laude at OBU and was a member of the OBU Lady Tigers Softball Team.

The prospective groom is the son of Greg and Sheryl Munday of Perth, Australia. He is the grandson of Ms. Kath and Mr. Bruce Clark and Ms. Norma Munday.

He is a 2002 graduate of Willepton College in Perth, Australia, and a 2008 graduate of Ouachita Baptist University in Arkadelphia, with a Bachelors degree in Kinesiology. 

He was a member of the Ouachita Tigers Men’s Basketball Team and former player of the National Basketball League for the Southland Sharks, Invercargill, New Zealand.

They are both currently employed as Co-directors of a community development program in Onslow, Australia.

The wedding is set to take place at 10 a.m. August 6, 2011, at Speer Pavilion at Ouachita Baptist University in Arkadelphia.

Friends and family are invited to attend.