Mr. and Mrs. Michael Jorden Howell of Hilton Head Island announce the engagement of their daughter, Margaret Rhea Howell of Hilton Head Island, to Stephen Morse Up De Graff of Savannah, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Morse De Witt Up De Graff of Brevard, N.C.
Miss Howell graduated from Hilton Head Preparatory School in 2000. She is a 2004 graduate from the University of South Carolina with a BA in Journalism and Mass Communications and a minor in Psychology. Miss Howell is a 2008 graduate of Florida Coastal School of Law. She is an associate attorney at the Law Office of Michael J. Howell.
Mr. Up De Graff grew up in Birmingham, Ala. He graduated from Briarwood Christian School in 1995. He graduated from Auburn University in 2000 with a major in Marketing and a minor in Logistics. Mr. Up De Graff is currently the Vice President of Sales for Kelly Tours in Savannah.
A wedding is planned for October 26, 2013, at Independent Presbyterian Church in Savannah.