Mr. and Mrs. George Archer Frierson II of Shreveport, La., announce the engagement of their daughter Miss Ivy Marion Frierson to Mr. Benjamin Mark Kacos, son of Mr. and Mrs. Mark Stephen Kacos of St. Simons Island.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mrs. Clarence Nicholson Frierson, the late Mr. Clarence Nicholson Frierson, the late Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Wilfred Hedgcock, all of Shreveport and the late Mrs. Ivey Brister Hedgcock.
She is a 2001 graduate of C.E. Byrd High School in Shreveport. She graduated in 2005 from Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Va., with a bachelor’s degree in art history and studio art. She is employed as a merchandiser with The Copper Penny in Charleston, S.C.
The groom-elect is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Z. Michael Kacos and the late Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Turner Wilheit.
He is a 2001 graduate from the Glynn Academy in Brunswick. He graduated in 2005 from Presbyterian College in Clinton, S.C., with a bachelor’s degree in biology. He is pursuing a degree at the Medical College of Georgia, School of Dentistry in Augusta.
The couple plan to wed May 8, 2010, at First Presbyterian Church in Shreveport.