Jerry and Melanie Troups, of Bridge City, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Jacqueline Megan Toups, to Joshua Carter Elliff. Joshua is the son of Bill and Holly Elliff of Maumelle, Ark.

The bride-to-be is a 2006 graduate of Bridge City High School. She attended Lamar University in Beaumont, where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in family and consumer sciences, family studies. Miss Toups is a graduate student at Dallas Baptist University where she serves as program assistant to the Master of Arts in Communications Program.

The prospective groom is a 2004 graduate of Arkansas Baptist High School in Little Rock, Ark. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biblical studies from Ouachita Baptist University in Arkadelphia, Ark. and is currently a graduate student at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth. Mr. Elliff is employed as the Pastor to Young Adults at Fielder Road Baptist Church in Arlington.

Miss Toups is the granddaughter of Sonny and Cecile Ledoux of Bridge City and the late Wilson and Molly Toups of Orange.

The couple plan a 6 p.m. wedding on Saturday, March 16 at the First Baptist Church of Bridge City.