Mr. and Mrs. Danny K. Shepard of Tazewell announce the engagement of their daughter, Lauren Danielle Shepard, to Van Harris, son of Frances and Grover Harris of Speedwell.
Shepard graduated from Bluefield College with a bachelor of arts degree. She is employed as a physical therapy assistant at Williams Physical Therapy in Galax.
Harris received a bachelor of arts degree in teaching from Bluefield College. He is employed with the Grayson County School system.
An October wedding is planned and the couple will reside in Wytheville.