Robert Hawley Jr. of Brandon and Dr. Suzanne Hawley of Quitman announce the engagement of their daughter, Jessica Diane, to Sam Russell Guercio, son of Dennis Guercio of Destin, Fla., and Elizabeth Arnold of Pensacola, Fla.
A June 2013 wedding is planned in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, followed by a reception in St. Petersburg, Fla. The couple will reside in Tampa, Fla.
Miss Hawley is the granddaughter of the late Hubert and Alpha Watts of Ponca City, Okla., and the late Robert and Edna Hawley of Chagrin Falls, Ohio.
The bride-elect is a 2002 graduate of Cleveland (Miss.) High School.
Miss Hawley is employed by the Imagine School at Land O’Lakes as an elementary teacher.
Mr. Guercio is the grandson of Anita Guercio of Buffalo, N.Y., and the late Sam Guercio of Buffalo, and Patricia Panepinto of Palm Beach, Fla., and the late Louis Panepinto of Buffalo.
The bridegroom-elect is a 1999 graduate of Pace (Fla.) High School.
Mr. Guercio is employed by the Unum Group as a sales representative.
The couple met at their alma mater, the University of West Florida in Pensacola.