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Erik Herrington and Whitney Puckett

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Joel and Cindy Puckett of Buford announce the engagement of their daughter Whitney Rae Puckett to Erik Roland Herrington, son of Egon and Tara Herrington of Braselton.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Hilda Hayes of Buford, Sidney and Janette Hayes of Lawrenceville, and Edna Puckett of Buford and the late Gladston Puckett.

She is a 2007 graduate of Mill Creek High School in Hoschton. She graduated in 2012 from Georgia Gwinnett College in Lawrenceville with a degree in history education. She is currently attending Valdosta State University in Valdosta and plans to graduate in 2015. She is employed as a copy cataloger by Baker and Taylor in Commerce.

The groom-elect is the grandson of Sonya Cannon of Braselton, Ronnie and Charlotte Dutton of Guntersville, Ala., Larry and Fern Herrington of Colbert, and the late Renee Herrington.

He is a 2008 graduate of Mill Creek High School in Hoschton. He is employed as a conductor by Norfolk Southern Railroad in Gainesville.

The couple plan to wed Oct. 4, 2014, in Commerce.