Dr. and Mrs. David Allan Howdy of Washington, N.C., announce the engagement of their daughter, Ms. Jennifer Lauren Howdy to Mr. Scott Wesley Allen Jr., son of Ms. Tammy Anderson Allen and Mr. Scott Wesley Allen Sr. of Gainesville.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Dr. Frederick Howdy of Washington, N.C., the late Mrs. Barbara Gray Howdy and the late Mr. Gerard Roy and Mrs. Muriel Roy.
She is a 2005 graduate of Washington High School in Washington, N.C. She graduated in 2009 from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a bachelor’s degree in advertising. She is employed as a senior project manager at Wunderman D.C. in Washington, D.C.
The groom-elect is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. George and Christine Allen of Hiawassee and Mr. Alton Anderson and Ms. Robbie Norris of Gainesville.
He is a 2004 graduate of Johnson High School in Gainesville. He graduated in 2008 from the University of Georgia with a bachelor’s degree in political science. He graduated in 2012 from Georgia State University with a Master of Public Administration degree in planning and economic development. He is employed as a transportation specialist at the U.S. Department of Transportation in Washington, D.C.
The couple plan to wed December 8, 2018, in Washington, N.C.