Mr. and Mrs. Joseph T. Scott of Jackson announce the engagement of their daughter, Caroline O’Hara, to Elmer Jefferson (Jack) Nowell IV, son of Mr. Elmer Jefferson Nowell III of Cleveland and Mr. and Mrs. William A. Birdsong Jr. of Bolton.
The couple will exchange vows on Saturday, May 18, 2013, at Northminster Baptist Church.
Miss Scott is the granddaughter of Mrs. Maurice A. Pigford Jr. and the late Mr. Pigford of Meridian, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Joseph W. Scott of Hazlehurst.
The bride-elect is a graduate of the University of Mississippi, where she received a bachelor of science degree in fashion merchandising. Miss Scott spent eight years in New York City as an account executive for Cynthia Steffe, Vera Wang and Catherine Malandrino. She is a graduate of Jackson Preparatory School.
While attending Ole Miss, she was a member of Delta Delta Delta sorority.
Miss Scott is associated with Maison Weiss as the contemporary buyer.
Mr. Nowell is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Harrison Smith Jr., and the late Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Jefferson Nowell Jr., all of Cleveland.
The bridegroom-elect graduated from Mississippi State University with a bachelor of business administration degree in marketing. He is a graduate of Central Hinds Academy and attended the University of Mississippi.
Mr. Nowell is a financial services professional with The William Morris Group P.A.
A reception will follow the ceremony at the Country Club of Jackson.