Mr. and Mrs. Dean Joseph Favret of New Orleans announce the engagement of their daughter, Amanda Michelle Favret, to Frank Bennett Pearce Jr., son of Dr. and Mrs. F. Bennett Pearce of Vestavia Hills.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. Marshall Joseph Favret and Ms. Mary Gail Favret and Mr. Steven Roland McDonald Sr. and Ms. Marilyn Jeanne Turner of New Orleans.
Miss Favret is a graduate of Ursuline Academy in New Orleans. She graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in psychology with a minor in sociology from Spring Hill College in Mobile. She earned a master’s degree in occupational therapy from the University of Alabama at Birmingham and is practicing in Alabama.
The prospective groom is the grandson of Dr. and Mrs. Frank Pearce III of Alexandria, La., and Mrs. Bertie Barletter Guhman and the late Mr. George Allen Guhman of New Orleans.
Mr. Pearce is a graduate of Vestavia Hills High School. He graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor of science degree in biology from the honors college of Spring Hill College. He will graduate from the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine in May 2012.
The nuptial mass will take place in mid-November at Ursulines’ Our Lady of Prompt Succor Shrine in New Orleans. A reception will follow at the Columns Hotel.
After a honeymoon trip to California, the couple will live in Birmingham.