Mr. and Mrs. Michael and Michelle Harman of Richmond, Va., and Ms. Robb Rilee of Richmond, Va., are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Ellis Harman of Bluffton, to Seth Gilstrap of Bluffton, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lon and Sue Gilstrap of Richmond, Va. The bride-elect graduated from Elon University in North Carolina with a bachelor's degree in journalism. She also earned a master's degree in journalism from the University of Memphis. She is the copy desk chief at The Island Packet and The Beaufort Gazette. The groom-elect is a representative for Cheerwine in Hardeeville. A wedding is planned for Oct. 12, 2013, on Hilton Head Island.