Kyle and Monica Watkins of Hamburg and Alan and Wendy Tassin of Monticello announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their children, Destiny Shyanne Pollock and Ryan Anthony Tassin.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Valerie Pamplin of Hamburg, Vicky Watkins of Denham Springs, Louisiana and Ricky and Donna Pollock of Hamburg. She is a 2016 graduate of Hamburg High School and is employed as a paraprofessional at Carousel School in Crossett.

The prospective groom is the grandson of Jerry and Phyllis Starkey of Monticello, John and Linda Crow of Chatham, Louisiana, Lois Lotz of Slidell, Louisiana and Steve Tassin of Metairie, Louisiana. He is a 2014 graduate of Monticello High School and will complete his Associate’s Degree in Industrial Technology with an advanced technical certificate in Electromechanical Technology-Instrumentation from the University of Arkansas at Monticello College of Technology-Crossett this month. He has accepted a position in electromechanical instrumentation with Canfor Southern Pine in Urbana.

The couple will exchange vows at 5 p.m. Saturday, September 16, at Calvary Baptist Church in Monticello. All friends and relatives are invited to attend.