David and Suzie Mitchell of Sherwood announce the engagement of their daughter, Katie Elizabeth Mitchell, to Ashton James Walker.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Joanne Holland of Sherwood and the late William F. Holland and the late Hugh T. and Jane Mitchell, formerly of North Little Rock. She is a 2006 graduate of Abundant Life School, 2010 graduate of Union University with a bachelorís degree in Christian studies and psychology and 2012 graduate of Union University with a masterís in social work. She is employed with Ozark Guidance Center in Springdale as an adolescent therapist.

The prospective bridegroom is the son of Brent and Sandy Walker of Springdale. He is the grandson of Richard and Dolores Carrera of Fort Worth, Texas, and the late Tommy and Kathryn Walker, formerly of Weatherford, Okla. He is a 2009 graduate of Shiloh Christian School and is a student at the University of Arkansas, pursuing a degree in mechanical engineering. He is employed by the university.

The couple will exchange vows at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012, at Dodd Mountain Farm in Shirley.