Dean and Judy Whitehill of Garden City announce the engagement of their daughter, Brooke Allison Whitehill, to Eric Anthony Taylor, the son of Bob and Janie Taylor of Plano, Texas.

The bride-to-be is a 2004 graduate of Garden City High School and graduated from The University of Kansas with a bachelor's degree in applied behavior science in 2008. She is employed as a dental assistant in Olathe.

Her fiance is a 1999 graduate of Berkner High School in Richardson, Texas and earned a bachelor's degree in economics and finance from Washburn University in 2004. He is employed as a certified financial planner and financial advisor at UBS in Leawood.

A January 2014 wedding is planned on the beaches of Playa del Carmen, Mexico. The couple plans to make their home in Overland Park.