Goshen News, Goshen, IN

October 14, 2013



GOSHEN — Megan Suzanne Sloat, Northampton, Mass., and Joey Nathaniel Talbert, Leverett, Mass., announce their engagement.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Colleen and Loren Sloat, Goshen.

She received a bachelor’s degree in literature in 2003 from Gordon College, Wenham, Mass.; a master’s degree in public health in 2008 from Boston University, Boston, Mass.; and a master’s degree in nursing in 2011 from Yale School of Nursing, New Haven, Conn. She works as a certified midwife at Cooley Dickinson Hospital, Northampton, Mass.

The groom-to-be is the son of Martha and John Talbert, Bristol, Va.

He received a bachelor’s degree in food science in 2001 from Virginia Tech; a master’s degree in food science in 2004 from Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y.; and a doctorate in food science in 2009 from Cornell University. He is a food science post-doctoral associate at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Mass.

They plan to marry in Massachusetts in July 2014.