Jon Cedric Islas and Amanda Lucy Sanchez along with their daughter Amelia Sara Islas would like to announce their engagement.
Jon is the son of Denny and Sandra Islas of Garland, Texas. He is the grandson of Mary Martinez of Abilene, Texas and the late Joe Anthony Lopez and Valentin and Inez Islas of Coahoma, Texas. Amanda is the daughter of Henry and Patsy Sanchez of Big Spring, Texas. She is the granddaughter of Saragosa Ochoa of Big Spring, Texas and the late Lucy Ochoa and Josephine Sanchez of Midland, Texas and the late Felix Sanchez.
Amanda is a 2000 graduate of Big Spring High School. She received her associate degree in 2004 from Howard College and was a 2008 graduate from the University of the Permian Basin where she earned her bachelor’s degree.
Jon is a 2004 graduate of Naaman Forest High School, Garland Texas and a 2009 graduate of ITT Technical Institute with an associate degree of applied science in computer networking. In 2012 he graduated from the Permian Basin Law Enforcement Academy.
They are planning a September wedding.