Leo Smith III, Basehor, and Marla Dalquest, Edwardsville, announce the engagement of their daughter, Megan Christine Smith, formerly of Eudora, to James Brandon Befort, both of Kansas City, Kan. The future groom is the son of James and Patty Befort, Kansas City, Kan.
Megan graduated from Bonner Springs High School in 2004. She received an emergency medical technician certificate from Johnson County Community College in 2007. She is pursuing a nursing degree at Kansas City Kansas Community College.
James graduated from Piper High School in 2002 and is employed as a firefighter and EMT for the city of Edwardsville.