Dr. Thomas and Cynthia Baeker of Danville and David and Lisa Nelson of Columbia, Mo., announce the engagement of their son, Benjamin Thomas Baeker, to Amanda Ashley Henson, daughter of Philip and Donna Henson of Crestwood.
Baeker is a 1998 graduate of Danville High School. He graduated in 2002 from Centre College with a dual bachelor of arts degree in international relations and government. He is employed by the HealthSouth Corp. as a Medicare certification specialist in Birmingham, Ala.
Henson is a 1998 graduate of South Oldham High School in Crestwood. She graduated in 2002 from Centre College with a bachelor of science degree in psychology. She is completing a dual master's program in healthcare administration and business administration at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She plans to graduate in May and continue with a residency in hospital administration.