Jacob E. Holmbeck and Lauren Ashley Scott, both of Hattiesburg, Miss., announce their engagement.
Parents of the couple are Ellard and Jill Holmbeck, Olive Branch, Miss., and Mr. and Mrs. Philip Scott, Hattiesburg. Holmbeck is the grandson of Joyce Zimmerman, Windom.
Holmbeck is employed on an oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico.
Scott is a professional photographer.
They plan an Oct. 30 wedding in Hattiesburg.