Joy and Wayne Hager and Chris and Katherine Smith announced the engagement of their children, Laura Hager of Raleigh, N.C., and Cody W. Smith of Ararat.
The bride-elect will graduate from Meredith College in the spring.
She is the granddaughter of Carolyn and Graham Crutchfield of Raleigh, N.C., and Doug Hager of Lexington, Ky.
The bridegroom-elect is an assistant manager for B&H Computers in Mount Airy, N.C.
He is the grandson of Mary Smith Berrier of Cana and Marie Marshall of Hillsville.
An August wedding is planned.