Randy and Marcia West of Brandon announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer Elizabeth, to Ryan Paulk, son of Rodney and Becky Paulk of Tupelo.
The wedding will be Saturday, July 12, 2003, at 4:30 p.m. at Crossgates United Methodist Church in Brandon.
Ms. West is the granddaughter of Joe and Mai Sanders of Meridian, Marjorie West of New Plymouth, Idaho, the late Wade C. West and Ruth Taylor of New Bern, N.C.
The bride-elect is a graduate of Brandon High School and received a degree in mathematics and education from Mississippi State University.
While attending MSU, she was a member of the Wesley Foundation, Silver Wings, Night Moves and the Safety Awareness Association.
Ms. West is employed by the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, Ark.
Mr. Paulk is the grandson of the late Dr. and Mrs. John Powell of Hulka, and Bettie Paulk of Florence, Ala., and the late Fred Paulk.
The bridegroom-elect is a graduate of Tupelo High School and received a degree in business management from Mississippi State University.
While attending MSU, he was a member of Farm House Fraternity, Interfraternal Council, Wesley Foundation and Silver Wings.
Mr. Paulk is employed by the Wal-Mart Corporation in Bentonville, Ark.
A reception will be held at Hilton Hotel in Jackson following the ceremony.