Dale and Jolene Buxman of McPherson announce the engagement of their daughter, Amy Michelle Buxman, to Alexander James "Alex" McWilliams. He is the son of Eddie and Nancy Mills of Burden. The bride-to-be, a former Garden City resident, is the granddaughter of Josephine Goscha of Garden City.

The bride-to-be graduated from Southwestern College in May 2012 with a bachelor's degree in business management. She is employed by Bank of the West, Winfield.

Her fiancee earned a certificate from Missouri Welding Institute. He is employed by Fluid Kinetics, Winfield.

They plan to marry Oct. 6, 2012, in McPherson.