SIKESTON -- Brenda and Michael Chasteen have announced the engagement of their daughter, Whitney Nicole, to Christopher David Smith, son of Carol and David Smith of Sikeston. A 2003 graduate of Sikeston High School, the future bride earned a bachelor's degree in 2007 from Southeast Missouri State University and a master's degree in 2010 from William Woods University. She is employed by the New Madrid County R-1 School District. The prospective groom is a 1996 graduate of Sikeston High School and a 1999 graduate of Nashville Auto Diesel College. He is employed by Orgill. Plans are being finalized for a March 31 wedding.