Ellen and Rex McDowell are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Mary Susan McDowell, to Samuel Ellsworth Hunter II, son of Elizabeth and Eric Vines Hunter, of Montgomery, Ala.
The bride is a 2008 graduate of The Hockaday School. She graduated in 2012 from Texas Christian University with a degree in mechanical engineering. She was a George Mitchell scholar, a member of the Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority and the Energy Club. Mary Susan works for Baker Hughes in Houston.
The groom is a 2005 graduate of the Montgomery Academy in Montgomery, Ala. He attended Belmont University in Nashville, Tenn. and graduated from Auburn University in Auburn, Ala. in 2009, receiving a BA in psychology and a minor in business administration. Sam is employed by Exterran in Houston.
The couple will be married in October at the Church of the Incarnation, Episcopal with Bishop Anthony Burton officiating. A reception will follow at the Belo Mansion. They will reside in Houston.