Vaughn and John Howig, Lenexa, and Mark Jackson and Ann Carder, Red Oak, Iowa, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Samantha Vaughn Jackson, to Shane Nathan Summers, son of Cheryl Summers, Rush Center, and the late Don Summers.

The bride-elect received a bachelor of general studies degree in speech language and hearing and psychology with a minor in human development and family life from the University of Kansas in 2007, and a master of science in speech language pathology from Fort Hays State University in 2010. She is employed at St. Luke's Hospital.

The prospective bridegroom received a bachelor's degree in information networking and telecommunications with an emphasis in radio broadcasting from FHSU in 2008. He is employed at 810 WHB Union Broadcasting.

An Oct. 9, 2010, wedding is planned at Millcreek Park on the Plaza, Kansas City, Mo.