Richard and Linda Prescott of Meridian announce the engagement of their daughter, Colleen Renee, to Stephen Dawkins, son of Terry and Alice Dawkins of Meridian.
The wedding will be held Saturday, May 25, 2002, in Gulf Shores, Ala.
Miss Prescott is the granddaughter of Ruth E. McCollum of Syracuse, N.Y., and the late Robert McCollum and the late Lloyd and Lorene Prescott of Meridian.
The bride-elect is a graduate of Meridian High School and received a degree in nutrition and dietetics from the University of Southern Mississippi.
While attending USM, she was a member of the Student Dietetic Association, Gamma Beta Phi, Golden Key Honor Society, Kappa Omicron Nu and the president's list.
Miss Prescott is employed by Forrest General Hospital.
The bridegroom-elect is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Hodgins, Lorraine Jones and the late Quinton Pierce, all of Meridian.
Mr. Dawkins is a graduate of Lamar High School and received a degree in accounting from the University of Southern Mississippi.
He is employed by Cypress Pharmaceuticals of Madison.