Lockhart — Ellerton

James and Margaret Lockhart of Lawrenceville announce the engagement of their daughter Rebecca Louise Lockhart of Charleston, S.C., to James R. Ellerton of Charleston, son of Geoffrey and Rosaleen Ellerton, of Penrith, England.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mary Louise Highsmith of Kingsport, Tenn., the late William H. Highsmith and the late Mr. and Mrs. Jewell Lockhart. She is a graduate of the College of Charleston, where she received a bachelor's degree in political science and the University of Nottingham, England, where she received a master's degree in American studies. She is employed with Blackbaud.

The future groom is the grandson of Sylvia Mitchell of Newton Stewart, Scotland, the late John C. Mitchell and the late Mr. and Mrs. Reginald Ellerton. He served with the Corp of Royal Engineers, British Army and is employed with Landmine Action in the Western Sahara, Africa.

The wedding is planned for March 30 in Charleston.