Mark and Kelly McCorkle of Olney are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Whitney Michelle McCorkle, to James Taylor Holt, son of Jim and Cindy Holt of Stephenville. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Judy McCorkle and Melvin and Tamsey Schlegel, all of Archer City, and the late Bob McCorkle. She is a May 2013 graduate of Tarleton State University, and is employed by Stephenville ISD. The prospective groom is the grandson of Lora Holt of Fort Worth and the late James C. Holt, and the late Ray and Louise Javis and the late Jessie Jarvis. He is currently attending Tarleton State University and majoring in communications. The couple will wed on Saturday, Dec. 21, at Edgemere Church of Christ in Wichita Falls.