††† Bruce and Kirsten Eppinger of Victoria are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Jocelyn Amanda Eppinger of Georgetown, to Byron Taylor Whisnant of Georgetown, son of Melissa Jo Taylor of Fort Worth and Joseph Gregory Whisnant of Columbia, Md.

††† The couple will marry on April 17, 2010, in Georgetown.

††† Jocelyn is a 2001 graduate of Memorial High School in Victoria and a 2005 graduate of Texas A&M University in College Station with a bachelorís degree in accounting and a bachelorís degree in finance. She is self-employed in real estate in the Austin area.

††† Byron is a 1998 graduate of Hammond High School in Columbia, Md., and a 2004 graduate of Texas A&M University in College Station with a bachelorís degree in entomology and a bachelorís degree in horticulture. He is currently serving as a sergeant in the U.S. Marine Corps and stationed in Twenty-Nine Palms, Calif.