Mr. and Mrs. Rick Thomas of Mt. Vernon wish to announce the engagement of their daughter, Mackenzie Ranae Thomas, to Mr. Joshua Paul Polete, son of Mr. Rick Polete of Evansville, Ind., and Ms. Janet Polete of Murphysboro.
Mackenzie is a 2006 graduate of Mt. Vernon Township High School, a 2008 graduate of Rend Lake College and a 2010 graduate of Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, Ga. She is currently employed as an assistant store manager at The Limited in Kennesaw, Ga.
Joshua is a 2005 graduate of Murphysboro High School and a 2009 graduate of John A. Logan College. He is currently employed as the sales manager at Cycle Nation in Canton, Ga.
Mackenzie and Joshua will be united in marriage on April 6, at Second Baptist Church in Mt. Vernon.