Dr. Gregory and Nancy Harris of Huntsville, Ala., announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashley Nicole Harris of Huntsville, Ala., to Geoffrey Scott Pearce of Auburn, Ala., son of LTC Phillip and Leize Pearce of Lawrenceville.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Aubria M. and Betty L. Yarbrough of Haleyville, Ala., and Jo Krebs of Auburn, Ala., and the late Dickie Harris. She is a 2005 graduate of Virgil I. Grissom High School and a 2009 graduate of Auburn University with bachelor's degrees in mathematics and political science. She is employed as a graduate assistant in the Industrial Engineering Department of Auburn University.

The future groom is the grandson of Margaret Welden of Dothan, Ala., and the late Max Welden and the late John and Merle Pearce. He is a 2000 graduate of Collins Hill High School and a 2004 graduate of Auburn University with a bachelor's degree in secondary education. He is employed as a teacher at J.P. Powell Middle School.

The wedding is planned for July 4 at Aldersgate United Methodist Church.