Cynthia Smith of North Little Rock and Danny Charles Smith also of North Little Rock announce the engagement of their daughter, Chelsea Elizabeth Smith of North Little Rock to Matthew Anderson Presson of Sherwood.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Joe and Mary Smith of North Little Rock, Elizabeth Ann Dunn of West Monroe, La. and the late Jack Edward Dunn and the late Wayburn Farrar formerly of Farmerville, La. She is a 2007 graduate of North Little Rock High School and attended the University of Fayetteville and is a graduate of the University of Arkansas for Medical Science with a bachelor’s of Science in nursing. She is employed with UAMS as a registered nurse on the Neurology/Neurosurgery unit.

The prospective groom is the son of the late Mike and Doris Presson both formerly of Sherwood. He is the grandson of Bill and Juanita "Poodle" Presson of Sherwood. He is a 2005 graduate of Sylvan Hills High School and a graduate of Arkansas Tech University in Russellville with a bachelor’s of science. He is employed with Larsen Leaf of Benton as a sales representative.

The couple will exchange vows at 6:30 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013, at Park Hill Baptist Church in North Little Rock with a reception following at Pleasant Valley Country Club.