Heather Michelle Bishop and Christopher Jason Troupe, both of Chicago, Ill., have announced their engagement and forthcoming marriage.
The bride-elect is the daughter of Bob and Kathleen Bishop of Little Rock. She is the granddaughter of Polly Anna Core and the late Ben Core of Fort Smith, Ark., and the late Bob and Norma Bishop of Seneca, S.C.
She graduated from Conway High School in 2007 and Rhodes College in Memphis, Tenn., in 2011 with a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology.
She was a member of the Alpha Omicron Pi sorority.
The prospective groom is the son of Kathy and Bruce O’Gorman of Decatur, Ala., and Leigh Ann and Ricky Troupe of New Hope, Ala. He is the grandson of the late Richard W. Reed of Toney, Ala., the late Mary L. Pockrus of Rogersville, Ala., the late William F. Troupe of Huntsville, Ala., and Mildred Wallace of Rogersville, Ala. He graduated from Decatur High School in 2002.
He is currently employed by WBBM-FM B96 Radio in Chicago where he is an on air personality. He is also an instructor of Broadcasting Techniques at the Illinois Center of Broadcasting.
The wedding will take place at 6 p.m. Oct. 19, 2013, at the Arkansas Arts Center, with reception to follow.