Mr. and Mrs. Lester R. Pound of Conroe, Texas, announce the engagement of their daughter, Mallory Kathleen Pound, to Brandon Kendal Cooper of Columbia, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Brent Cooper of Beaufort.
An October wedding is planned.
The bride-elect is a 2003 graduate of The Woodlands High School, Woodlands, Texas, and a 2008 graduate of the University of South Carolina with B.S. degrees in Accounting and Finance. She is employed by PriceWaterhouseCoopers as a Senior Associate.
The groom-elect is a 2001 graduate of Beaufort Academy. In 2005, he graduated from the University of South Carolina with a B.A. degree in English and received his Juris Doctor from the USC School of Law in 2008. He is an attorney with the Social Security Administration.