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

The bride-elect is a 2007 graduate of Mill Creek High School and a 2012 graduate of Georgia Gwinnett College and is attending Valdosta State University. She is employed as a copy cataloger for Baker & Taylor.

The future groom is a 2008 graduate of Mill Creek High School. He is employed as a conductor for Norfolk Southern Railroad.

The wedding is planned for Oct. 4 in Commerce.