Jean and George "Tom" Thompson of Gloversville announce the engagement of their daughter, Jodie Thompson, to Matt Ellithorpe, the son of Jayne and Mark Ellithorpe of Gloversville.
Thompson, who is a 2000 graduate of Gloversville High School, is a 2004 graduate of Unity College, Maine, where she received a bachelor's degree in environment studies and received a master's degree in childhood education and literacy from the State University of New York at Albany in 2013. She is employed as a teaching assistant at Boulevard Elementary School.
Ellithorpe is a 2002 graduate of Mayfield High School and attended Fulton-Montgomery Community College where he received an associate's degree in construction technology. He is employed at Kingsboro Lumber Co.